Bonham VA Loan Rates, Closing Costs & Stats

Bonham, TX

A VA loan is a mortgage loan that’s backed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for those who have served or are presently serving in the U.S. military. The VA does not directly lend, it guarantees the loans made by private lenders to veterans, active military personnel, and qualifying military spouses.

The most obvious benefit of VA loans is that no downpayment is necessary to purchase a home. They will also typically have significantly lower fees-- meaning that if you're eligible to receive a VA loan, it will likely be the most favorable option. VA loans come in 3 varities: purchase, refinance and cash out refis.

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Bonham's 33 lenders originated 48 VA loans during 2023. The total origination value was $13,610,000, with an average VA loan value of $283,542.

Bonham VA Loans, 30 Year Fixed Rates

30 Year VA mortgages in Bonham averaged 6.69% for the week of 2024-05-17, compared to the national average (all VA variants) of 6.502% for the same period.

Bonham's average VA mortgage closing costs are $6,095.

The average rate for the prior week (2024-05-10) was 6.9% and one month ago for the week of 2024-04-12, the average rate was 7.18%.

The average rate one year ago was 6.59%.

For refis of the same type during the week of 2024-05-17, the average rate was 6.5%.

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Bonham VA Loan Lenders by Rates & Fees

The below table looks at the average fees/closing costs and rates for VA 30 Year Fixed Rate (purchase, first lien) mortgages originated by each lender at the Bonham level.

Name # of Loans 2023 Avg. 30yFix Rate 2023 Avg. Closing Costs
Mortgage Research Center, LLC 7 6.48% $6,398
GUILD MORTGAGE COMPANY 5 6.83% $9,067
UNITED WHOLESALE MORTGAGE, LLC 3 6.29% $12,371
CARDINAL FINANCIAL 2 6.19% $17,430
NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION 2 6.69% $6,124
Town Square Mortgage & Investments, Inc. 2 6.44% $3,651
CMG MORTGAGE, INC. 1 6.75% $6,538
Credence Funding Corporation 1 5.88% $8,720
Equity Prime Mortgage LLC 1 6.25% $9,716
FAIRWAY INDEPENDENT MORTGAGE CORPORATION 1 6.38% $1,719
First United Bank and Trust Company 1 7.38% $5,542
FREEDOM MORTGAGE CORPORATION 1 7.25% $6,260
GENEVA FINANCIAL, LLC 1 7.75% $2,215
GUARANTEED RATE, INC. 1 5.75% $4,440
HOMEBRIDGE FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. 1 6.50% $8,676
HomePromise Corporation 1 7.50% $7,914
JPMorgan Chase Bank 1 6.25% $3,200
LOANDEPOT.COM, LLC 1 6.13% $5,513
MANN FINANCIAL INC. 1 6.85% $2,795
MOVEMENT MORTGAGE, LLC 1 5.63% $7,787
MUTUAL OF OMAHA MORTGAGE, INC. 1 6.75% $8,961
NEWREZ LLC 1 7.25% $14,029
PENNYMAC LOAN SERVICES, LLC 1 6.63% $19,754
PRIMELENDING, A PLAINSCAPITAL COMPANY 1 7.38% $15,303
Prosperity Home Mortgage, LLC 1 6.13% $13,066
QUICKEN LOANS, LLC 1 6.49% $5,397
ACADEMY MORTGAGE CORPORATION 1 6.88% $10,277
USAA Federal Savings Bank 1 6.00% $10,004
AMCAP MORTGAGE, LTD. 1 7.13% $21,658
AMERICAN FINANCIAL RESOURCES, INC. 1 7.25% $6,663
AMERICAN PACIFIC MORTGAGE CORPORATION 1 5.99% $10,297
ARK-LA-TEX FINANCIAL SERVICES, LLC. 1 5.75% $8,616
Citizens Bank 1 6.00% $13,163

The top Bonham VA lender as defined by loan originations is Mortgage Research Center, LLC, with 7 VA loans originated. Their average total fees are $6,398, which is $2,668 lower than the next largest lender, GUILD MORTGAGE COMPANY.

The lowest fee Bonham VA lenders (with over 10 loans originated) are .

The lowest rate Bonham VA lenders (with over 10 loans originated) are .

VA Loan Features

  • No down payment required
  • Negotiable and competitive interest rate.
  • Ability to finance the VA funding fee (plus reduced funding fees with a down payment of at least 5 percent and exemption for veterans receiving VA compensation).
  • VA rules limit the amount you can be charged for closing costs.
  • Closing costs are comparable with other financing types (and may be lower).
  • Closing costs may be paid by the seller.
  • No private mortgage insurance premiums are required.
  • An assumable mortgage.
  • Right to prepay your mortgage without penalty.
  • For homes inspected by VA during construction, a warranty from builder and assistance from VA to obtain cooperation of builder.
  • VA assistance to veteran borrowers in default due to temporary financial difficulty.