The Farmers & Merchants Bank Mortgage Rates, Fees & InfoStuttgart, AR
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Review & OverviewThe Farmers & Merchants Bank is a smaller bank specializing in Home Purchase and Refi loans. The Farmers & Merchants Bank has a high proportion of conventional loans. Their top markets by origination volume include: Tulsa, Fayetteville, Little Rock, Jonesboro, and Mountain Home among others. We have data for 16 markets. (Some data included below & more in-depth data is available with an active subscription.)
The Farmers & Merchants Bank has an average approval rate when compared to the average across all lenders. They have a below average pick rate when compared to similar lenders. The Farmers & Merchants Bank is typically a low fee lender. (We use the term "fees" to include things like closing costs and other costs incurred by borrowers-- whether they are paid out of pocket or rolled into the loan.) They typically have about average rates.
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|Simulated Rate||Simulation Date|
|30 Year Conventional Purchase||6.54%||12/10/23|
|30 Year Conventional Refi||6.40%||12/10/23|
|30 Year Cash-out Refi||6.85%||12/10/23|
|15 Year Conventional Purchase||6.11%||12/10/23|
|15 Year Conventional Refi||6.15%||12/10/23|
|15 Year Cash-out Refi||6.15%||12/10/23|
|These are simulated rates generated by our proprietary machine learning models. These are not guaranteed by the bank. They are our estimates based on a lender's past behaviors combined with current market conditions. Contact an individual lender for their actual rates. Our models use fixed rate terms for conforming loans, 700+ FICO, 10% down for FHA and 20% for conventional. These are based on consensus, historical data-- not advertised promotional rates.|
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Origination Dollar Volume (All Markets)$97,645,000
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The Farmers & Merchants Bank's average 30 year fixed mortgage rate was
The 2022 average 30 year fixed rate mortgage across all markets and lenders was 4.76%.
This yields a difference of 0.03%.
Relative Fees (Closing Costs)
The Farmers & Merchants Bank's average total fees/closing costs for a 30 year fixed rate
mortgage were $2,874.
The average total origination fees for 30 year fixed rate mortgages across all lenders (for all loan values, including both points & up-front fees in addition to origination fees) were $4,750.
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|Market||Originations||Total Value||Average Loan||Average Fees||Average Rate|
|TULSA, OK (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$24,725,000||$24,725,000||$0||4.25%|
|Outside of Metro Areas||223||$24,445,000||$109,619||$1,968||5.23%|
|FAYETTEVILLE-SPRINGDALE-ROGERS, AR (FHA|USDA|VA)||73||$19,895,000||$272,534||$2,809||4.90%|
|LITTLE ROCK-NORTH LITTLE ROCK-CONWAY, AR (FHA|USDA|VA)||32||$8,600,000||$268,750||$2,602||5.26%|
|JONESBORO, AR (FHA|USDA|VA)||44||$7,910,000||$179,773||$1,793||5.10%|
|Mountain Home, AR (FHA|USDA|VA)||40||$5,140,000||$128,500||$1,308||5.08%|
|HOT SPRINGS, AR (FHA|USDA|VA)||3||$1,895,000||$631,667||$4,170||4.94%|
|MEMPHIS, TN-MS-AR (FHA|USDA|VA)||4||$1,610,000||$402,500||$0||6.75%|
|Searcy, AR (FHA|USDA|VA)||6||$1,120,000||$186,667||$3,732||6.27%|
|Batesville, AR (FHA|USDA|VA)||6||$790,000||$131,667||$1,509||4.87%|
|Paragould, AR (FHA|USDA|VA)||3||$715,000||$238,333||$1,972||5.20%|
|Russellville, AR (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$335,000||$335,000||$0||5.95%|
|Poplar Bluff, MO (FHA|USDA|VA)||2||$210,000||$105,000||$1,604||6.05%|
|Harrison, AR (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$125,000||$125,000||$2,469||4.75%|
|JOPLIN, MO (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$75,000||$75,000||$0||4.50%|
|ST. LOUIS, MO-IL (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$55,000||$55,000||$1,339||6.75%|
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|Loan Type||Originations||Total Value||Avg. Loan||Avg. Fees||Avg. Rate|
For 2022, The Farmers & Merchants Bank's most frequently originated type of loan was Conventional, with 441 originations.
For 2022, The Farmers & Merchants Bank's most frequently cited loan purpose was Home Purchase, with 237 originations. The 2nd most popular reason was Refi, with 129 originations.
For 2022, The Farmers & Merchants Bank's most frequently cited loan duration was Other, with 192 originations. The 2nd most popular length was 5 Year, with 83 originations.
Origination Fees/Closing Costs
|Origination Fee/Closing Cost||Originations||Total Value||Average Loan|
The Farmers & Merchants Bank's average total fees were $2,874, while their most frequently occuring range of origination fees (closing costs) were in the $<1k bucket, with 145 originations.
During 2022, The Farmers & Merchants Bank's average interest rate for loans was 4.79%, while their most frequently originated rate bucket for loans was 4-5%, with 136 originations.
2022 saw The Farmers & Merchants Bank place emphasis on $100,000 or less loans with 204 originations, totaling $10,970,000 in origination value.
The Farmers & Merchants Bank lent most frequently to those with incomes in the $50k or less range, with 111 originations. The second most popular income band? $50k-75k, with 81 originations.
Applicant Debt to Income Ratio
The Farmers & Merchants Bank lent most frequently to those with DTI ratios of 20-30%, with 88 originations. The next most common DTI ratio? 30-36%, with 73 originations.
Approval RatesTotal approvals of all applications
The Farmers & Merchants Bank has an average approval rate.
Pick RateApprovals leading to origination
The Farmers & Merchants Bank has a below average pick rate.
Points and Fees
|Points||Originations||Total Value||Average Loan|