Columbus Mortgage Rates

30yr Fixed Rate 15yr Fixed Rate FHA USDA VA 5/1 ARM

30 Year Fixed Rate mortgages in Columbus averaged 5.96% for the week of 2022-06-23, compared to the national average of 5.81% for the same period.

The average rate for the prior week (2022-06-16) was 5.63% and one month ago for the week of 2022-05-19, the average rate was 5.1%.

Columbus's average rate one year ago was 3.2%.

For refis of the same type during the week of 2022-06-23, the average rate was 6.14%.

Loan Type Date Rate
US 30 Year Fixed Rate 2022-06-23 5.81%
Columbus 30 Year Fixed Rate 2022-06-23 5.96%
Columbus 30 Year Fixed Rate Refi 2022-06-23 6.14%
Columbus 15 Year Fixed Rate 2022-06-23 4.96%
Columbus 15 Year Fixed Rate Refi 2022-06-23 5.14%
Columbus 30 Year FHA 2022-06-23 -0.07%
Columbus 30 Year FHA Refi 2022-06-23 -0.17%
Columbus 30 Year USDA 2022-06-23 -0.36%
Columbus 30 Year USDA Refi 2022-06-23 0.69%
Columbus 30 Year VA 2022-06-23 0.37%
Columbus 30 Year VA Refi 2022-06-23 -0.08%
Click on whitespace and scroll within the chart to zoom in/out. Larger bubbles equate with more originations within Columbus, NE.

Columbus Top Lenders by Rates & Fees

The below table looks at the consensus average rates and fees provided by each lendor, for only loans originated in the Columbus, NE market. This includes FHA, Conventional, USDA and VA loans, as well as refis. All terms in the below chart are 30 year fixed rate. Unless noted otherwise, other data is all inclusive (FHA, ARM, 15-yr, etc.).

Name # of Loans 2021 Avg. 30yFix Rate 2021 Avg. Total Fees
Pinnacle Bank 78 2.93% $2,394
CHARTER WEST BANK 70 2.96% $2,496
Plains Commerce Bank 65 3.06% $3,333
U.S. Bank 45 3.18% $2,059
First National Bank of Omaha 44 3.10% $2,806
West Gate Bank 37 3.11% $2,067
QUICKEN LOANS, LLC 30 3.13% $4,316
Wells Fargo Bank 12 3.21% $2,420
First Nebraska Bank 12 3.00% $2,167
PRIMELENDING, A PLAINSCAPITAL COMPANY 6 3.27% $2,420
FREEDOM MORTGAGE CORPORATION 6 3.04% $1,775
Great Western Bank 4 3.06% $2,163
Bank of the West 4 3.19% $3,129
MORIA DEVELOPMENT, INC. 3 3.33% $2,515
BROKER SOLUTIONS, INC. 3 3.03% $2,856
UNITED WHOLESALE MORTGAGE, LLC 3 2.90% $2,894
Union Bank and Trust Company 3 2.96% $2,586
Mortgage Research Center, LLC 2 2.87% $2,791
Arbor Bank 2 2.68% $2,288
BETTER MORTGAGE CORPORATION 2 3.25% $3,724
Citizens Bank 2 3.00% $2,470
Frontier Bank 2 3.50% $2,150
HOME POINT FINANCIAL CORPORATION 2 3.00% $2,504
LOANDEPOT.COM, LLC 2 3.19% $6,825
VERIDIAN CREDIT UNION 2 2.87% $1,414
FAIRWAY INDEPENDENT MORTGAGE CORPORATION 1 3.25% $2,728
Home Federal Savings & Loan Association of Grand Island 1 3.13% $1,562
Bank of America 1 2.38% $2,108
LEADERONE FINANCIAL CORPORATION 1 2.75% $2,228
Baxter Credit Union 1 2.88% $2,579
Loan Simple, Inc. 1 2.88% $5,422
Discover Bank 1 3.99% $0
AMERICAN PACIFIC MORTGAGE CORPORATION 1 3.63% $1,731
Mr. Cooper ( Nationstar Mortgage ) 1 3.63% $3,651
MUTUAL OF OMAHA MORTGAGE, INC. 1 3.25% $1,579
Northpointe Bank 1 3.38% $3,141
NOVA FINANCIAL & INVESTMENT CORPORATION 1 3.38% $1,413
PENNYMAC LOAN SERVICES, LLC 1 3.63% $4,914
CORNHUSKER BANK 1 2.75% $1,952
CMG MORTGAGE, INC. 1 3.13% $2,807
CHURCHILL MORTGAGE CORPORATION 1 3.13% $2,650
CENTRIS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION 1 2.75% $2,502
Regent Financial Group, Inc. 1 3.13% $2,512
Service Federal Credit Union 1 3.25% $2,021
The Huntington National Bank 1 3.38% $2,482
The Union Bank Company 1 3.25% $2,638
Central National Bank 1 3.38% $1,880
Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC 1 3.13% $3,204
USAA Federal Savings Bank 1 3.00% $2,545
First State Bank of St. Charles, Missouri 1 3.38% $2,897
Farm Credit Mid-America, ACA 1 3.35% $6,227
CALIBER HOME LOANS, INC. 1 2.99% $2,199
Gateway First Bank 1 3.13% $2,219

Columbus, NE's 53 lenders originated 1,140 loans during 2021. The total origination value was $204,590,000, with an average loan value of $179,465.

The top Columbus lender as defined by loan originations is Pinnacle Bank, with 78 loans originated. Their average total fees are $2,394, which is $101 lower than the next largest lender, CHARTER WEST BANK.

The lowest fee Columbus lenders (with over 10 loans originated) are U.S. Bank ($2,059), West Gate Bank ($2,067), First Nebraska Bank ($2,167), Pinnacle Bank ($2,394) and Wells Fargo Bank ($2,420).

The lowest rate Columbus lenders (with over 10 loans originated) are Pinnacle Bank (2.93%), CHARTER WEST BANK (2.96%), First Nebraska Bank (3.00%), Plains Commerce Bank (3.06%) and First National Bank of Omaha (3.10%).

Columbus, NE Lender Market Share & Volume

Loan origination value is a good proxy for a lender's prominence within the market. The general assumption is that larger lenders will have more resources, but may spend more (and therefore charge more) on marketing and overhead expenses.

Name 2020 Loan Value 2021 Loan Value % Change 2021 Market Share
Pinnacle Bank $42,950,000 $41,120,000 -4.3% 20.1%
CHARTER WEST BANK $27,715,000 $27,025,000 -2.5% 13.2%
Plains Commerce Bank $14,575,000 $19,630,000 34.7% 9.6%
U.S. Bank $16,615,000 $19,545,000 17.6% 9.6%
First National Bank of Omaha $15,670,000 $13,655,000 -12.9% 6.7%
QUICKEN LOANS, LLC $10,680,000 $12,545,000 17.5% 6.1%
West Gate Bank $10,430,000 $12,305,000 18.0% 6.0%
First Nebraska Bank $20,275,000 $8,090,000 -60.1% 4.0%
FREEDOM MORTGAGE CORPORATION $4,160,000 $4,395,000 5.6% 2.1%
Wells Fargo Bank $1,515,000 $3,660,000 141.6% 1.8%
PRIMELENDING, A PLAINSCAPITAL COMPANY $2,825,000 $2,635,000 -6.7% 1.3%
Great Western Bank $1,320,000 $2,150,000 62.9% 1.1%
Mortgage Research Center, LLC $900,000 $1,995,000 121.7% 1.0%
MORIA DEVELOPMENT, INC. $145,000 $1,770,000 1,120.7% 0.9%
Bank of the West $1,700,000 $1,755,000 3.2% 0.9%
LOANDEPOT.COM, LLC $2,225,000 $1,730,000 -22.2% 0.8%
BankFirst $2,160,000 $1,570,000 -27.3% 0.8%
Frontier Bank $2,170,000 $1,505,000 -30.6% 0.7%
Farm Credit Mid-America, ACA $2,190,000 $1,345,000 -38.6% 0.7%
Adams Bank & Trust $95,000 $1,275,000 1,242.1% 0.6%
PENNYMAC LOAN SERVICES, LLC $340,000 $1,255,000 269.1% 0.6%
Arbor Bank $280,000 $1,235,000 341.1% 0.6%
Union Bank and Trust Company $450,000 $1,045,000 132.2% 0.5%
Bank of America $195,000 $965,000 394.9% 0.5%
CMG MORTGAGE, INC. $405,000 $925,000 128.4% 0.5%
Cornerstone Bank $425,000 $895,000 110.6% 0.4%
UNITED WHOLESALE MORTGAGE, LLC $830,000 $880,000 6.0% 0.4%
CHURCHILL MORTGAGE CORPORATION $1,040,000 $825,000 -20.7% 0.4%
NEWREZ LLC $820,000 n/a 0.4%
Mr. Cooper ( Nationstar Mortgage ) $1,010,000 $680,000 -32.7% 0.3%
MUTUAL OF OMAHA MORTGAGE, INC. $435,000 $680,000 56.3% 0.3%
HOME POINT FINANCIAL CORPORATION $290,000 $575,000 98.3% 0.3%
BROKER SOLUTIONS, INC. $710,000 $565,000 -20.4% 0.3%
Barrington Bank & Trust Company, N.A. $580,000 $545,000 -6.0% 0.3%
Lincoln FSB of Nebraska $1,265,000 $520,000 -58.9% 0.3%
CALIBER HOME LOANS, INC. $300,000 $510,000 70.0% 0.2%
KS StateBank $420,000 $510,000 21.4% 0.2%
Low VA Rates, LLC $365,000 $510,000 39.7% 0.2%
FOUR POINTS $160,000 $485,000 203.1% 0.2%
NOVA FINANCIAL & INVESTMENT CORPORATION $440,000 n/a 0.2%
BETTER MORTGAGE CORPORATION $425,000 n/a 0.2%
Citizens Bank $870,000 $390,000 -55.2% 0.2%
VERIDIAN CREDIT UNION $575,000 $390,000 -32.2% 0.2%
CENTRIS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION $410,000 $385,000 -6.1% 0.2%
LEADERONE FINANCIAL CORPORATION $375,000 n/a 0.2%
Ally Bank $360,000 n/a 0.2%
AMERICAN FINANCIAL NETWORK, INC. $355,000 n/a 0.2%
AMERISAVE MORTGAGE CORPORATION $495,000 $355,000 -28.3% 0.2%
First State Bank of St. Charles, Missouri $355,000 n/a 0.2%
VILLAGE CAPITAL & INVESTMENT LLC $600,000 $325,000 -45.8% 0.2%
JPMorgan Chase Bank $155,000 $310,000 100.0% 0.2%
Northpointe Bank $185,000 $305,000 64.9% 0.1%
Regent Financial Group, Inc. $565,000 $300,000 -46.9% 0.1%
Gateway First Bank $485,000 $295,000 -39.2% 0.1%
Midwest Heritage Bank FSB $590,000 $275,000 -53.4% 0.1%
Baxter Credit Union $265,000 n/a 0.1%
The Huntington National Bank $265,000 n/a 0.1%
AMERICAN PACIFIC MORTGAGE CORPORATION $400,000 $255,000 -36.3% 0.1%
PNC Bank $340,000 $250,000 -26.5% 0.1%
Service Federal Credit Union $245,000 n/a 0.1%
NEW DAY FINANCIAL, LLC $735,000 $235,000 -68.0% 0.1%
Northwest Bank $165,000 $230,000 39.4% 0.1%
FAIRWAY INDEPENDENT MORTGAGE CORPORATION $505,000 $225,000 -55.4% 0.1%
The Union Bank Company $215,000 n/a 0.1%
Home Federal Savings & Loan Association of Grand Island $205,000 n/a 0.1%
LAKEVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC $225,000 $205,000 -8.9% 0.1%
CORNHUSKER BANK $400,000 $185,000 -53.8% 0.1%
GUARANTEED RATE, INC. $185,000 n/a 0.1%
HOMEBRIDGE FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. $175,000 $185,000 5.7% 0.1%
Loan Simple, Inc. $185,000 n/a 0.1%
Central National Bank $510,000 $180,000 -64.7% 0.1%
CARDINAL FINANCIAL COMPANY, LIMITED PARTNERSHIP $560,000 $175,000 -68.8% 0.1%
Cobalt Credit Union $145,000 $155,000 6.9% 0.1%
Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC $160,000 $140,000 -12.5% 0.1%
Colonial Savings, F.A. $135,000 n/a 0.1%
Dundee Bank $125,000 n/a 0.1%
LIBERTY FIRST $285,000 $115,000 -59.6% 0.1%
Discover Bank $85,000 $105,000 23.5% 0.1%
SOUTHWEST STAGE FUNDING, LLC $105,000 n/a 0.1%
AMERICAN ADVISORS GROUP $15,000 $95,000 533.3% 0.0%
USAA Federal Savings Bank $85,000 n/a 0.0%
First National Bank of America $75,000 n/a 0.0%

Columbus's top lender by overall market share is Pinnacle Bank, with 20.1% market share. In second place, with 13.2%, is CHARTER WEST BANK, having originated $27,025,000 in loans. In third place, with 9.6%, is Plains Commerce Bank, having originated $19,630,000 in loans. In third place, with 9.6%, is U.S. Bank, having originated $19,545,000 in loans. In third place, with 6.7%, is First National Bank of Omaha, having originated $13,655,000 in loans.


Columbus, NE Market Loan Reason

Loan Purpose Originations Total Value Average Loan
Home Purchase 516 $104,450,000 $202,422
Refi 349 $58,105,000 $166,490
Cash Out Refi 230 $39,140,000 $170,174
Home Improvement 26 $1,410,000 $54,231
Other 19 $1,485,000 $78,158

Columbus's most frequently cited loan purpose was Home Purchase, with 516 originations. The 2nd most popular reason was Refi, with 349 originations.

Interest Rate Frequencies

Loan Rate Originations Total Value Average Loan
2.5-3% 470 $89,700,000 $190,851
3-4% 349 $61,495,000 $176,203
<2.5% 242 $44,320,000 $183,140
4-5% 59 $6,505,000 $110,254
5-6% 6 $390,000 $65,000
6-7% 2 $50,000 $25,000
7-8% 1 $75,000 $75,000

During 2021, Columbus's most frequently originated rate bucket was 2.5-3%, with 470 originations.

Loan Sizing (Columbus, NE MSA)

Loan Size Originations Total Value Average Loan
$100k-200k 565 $85,455,000 $151,248
$200k-400k 342 $90,470,000 $264,532
$100,000 or less 201 $12,555,000 $62,463
$400k-600k 29 $13,105,000 $451,897
$600k-1000k 2 $1,870,000 $935,000
$Over $1MM 1 $1,135,000 $1,135,000

Columbus's loan sizing saw the bucket of loans from $100k-200k with 565 originations, totaling $85,455,000 in origination value.

LTV Distribution

Loan to Value Originations Total Value Average Loan
80-100% 440 $93,320,000 $212,091
60-80% 366 $70,500,000 $192,623
40-60% 177 $24,395,000 $137,825
20-40% 66 $7,050,000 $106,818
Under 20% 52 $1,770,000 $34,038
Over 100% 5 $1,285,000 $257,000

Columbus's loan sizing saw loans grouped in the 80-100% Loan-to-value bucket with 440 originations, totaling $93,320,000 in origination value.


Market Conditions (Median, Average Prices & Listing Count)

Realtor.com - Columbus (CBSA) retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Date Median Listing Price (YoY Change) Average Listing Price (YoY) MSA/US Median Price Ratio Active Listings
2018-01-01 $181,750 (-9.8%) $208,437 (-0.3%) 0.00 69
2018-02-01 $189,950 (-14.4%) $209,411 (-6.7%) 0.00 68
2018-03-01 $196,000 (-12.9%) $212,625 (-4.5%) 0.00 57
2018-04-01 $213,750 (14.9%) $227,882 (4.2%) 0.00 62
2018-05-01 $229,450 (4.8%) $234,556 (7.1%) 0.00 62
2018-06-01 $218,000 (13.3%) $232,210 (6.3%) 0.00 63
2018-07-01 $199,000 (7.6%) $215,407 (3.2%) 0.00 60
2018-08-01 $212,400 (10.6%) $219,432 (3.1%) 0.00 70
2018-09-01 $218,000 (9.6%) $222,478 (1.9%) 0.00 70
2018-10-01 $229,900 (21.5%) $236,111 (9.3%) 0.00 66
2018-11-01 $218,000 (23.2%) $232,234 (10.6%) 0.00 69
2018-12-01 $218,000 (11.2%) $232,147 (7.5%) 0.00 66
2019-01-01 $239,900 (32.0%) $253,154 (21.5%) 0.00 64
2019-02-01 $244,900 (28.9%) $253,205 (20.9%) 0.00 65
2019-03-01 $249,229 (27.2%) $254,700 (19.8%) 0.00 65
2019-04-01 $255,000 (19.3%) $259,394 (13.8%) 0.00 64
2019-05-01 $232,900 (1.5%) $257,888 (10.0%) 0.00 79
2019-06-01 $229,900 (5.5%) $265,466 (14.3%) 0.00 78
2019-07-01 $229,900 (15.5%) $256,797 (19.2%) 0.00 84
2019-08-01 $219,229 (3.2%) $257,117 (17.2%) 0.00 78
2019-09-01 $209,229 (-4.0%) $252,652 (13.6%) 0.00 79
2019-10-01 $207,400 (-9.8%) $247,108 (4.7%) 0.00 86
2019-11-01 $225,000 (3.2%) $259,293 (11.7%) 0.00 81
2019-12-01 $218,500 (0.2%) $253,137 (9.0%) 0.00 67
2020-01-01 $250,500 (4.4%) $262,510 (3.7%) 0.00 65
2020-02-01 $279,900 (14.3%) $274,570 (8.4%) 0.00 63
2020-03-01 $279,900 (12.3%) $281,654 (10.6%) 0.00 74
2020-04-01 $284,350 (11.5%) $291,849 (12.5%) 0.00 74
2020-05-01 $269,900 (15.9%) $273,642 (6.1%) 0.00 84
2020-06-01 $288,800 (25.6%) $287,749 (8.4%) 0.00 64
2020-07-01 $288,800 (25.6%) $299,038 (16.5%) 0.00 54
2020-08-01 $284,900 (30.0%) $296,982 (15.5%) 0.00 57
2020-09-01 $264,900 (26.6%) $272,666 (7.9%) 0.00 66
2020-10-01 $270,000 (30.2%) $278,785 (12.8%) 0.00 70
2020-11-01 $259,250 (15.2%) $281,531 (8.6%) 0.00 63
2020-12-01 $259,000 (18.5%) $282,471 (11.6%) 0.00 57
2021-01-01 $245,900 (-1.8%) $275,973 (5.1%) 0.00 47
2021-02-01 $256,950 (-8.2%) $290,811 (5.9%) 0.00 30
2021-03-01 $274,000 (-2.1%) $278,175 (-1.2%) 0.00 43
2021-04-01 $274,000 (-3.6%) $279,075 (-4.4%) 0.00 45
2021-05-01 $274,000 (1.5%) $299,552 (9.5%) 0.00 41
2021-06-01 $286,000 (-1.0%) $306,082 (6.4%) 0.00 46
2021-07-01 $286,000 (-1.0%) $314,047 (5.0%) 0.00 53
2021-08-01 $280,500 (-1.5%) $289,824 (-2.4%) 0.00 53
2021-09-01 $237,500 (-10.3%) $271,511 (-0.4%) 0.00 48
2021-10-01 $235,000 (-13.0%) $262,564 (-5.8%) 0.00 67
2021-11-01 $264,900 (2.2%) $286,087 (1.6%) 0.00 79
2021-12-01 $287,400 (11.0%) $303,557 (7.5%) 0.00 70
2022-01-01 $279,700 (13.8%) $305,870 (10.8%) 0.00 65
2022-02-01 $275,000 (7.0%) $303,122 (4.2%) 0.00 51
2022-03-01 $277,450 (1.3%) $317,738 (14.2%) 0.00 44
2022-04-01 $335,000 (22.3%) $361,648 (29.6%) 0.00 56
2022-05-01 $292,500 (6.8%) $345,853 (15.5%) 0.00 68
Columbus's median listing price for 2022-05-01 was $292,500, a difference of $18,500 (6.8%) versus the prior year and $-42,500 versus the prior month.

Columbus's median listing price comes in at 0% of the national average.

Columbus's average listing price for 2022-05-01 was $345,853, a difference of $46,301 (15.5%) versus the prior year and $-15,795 versus the prior month.

For the 2022-05-01 period, Columbus had 68 MLS listings, a difference of 12 listings (21%) versus the prior month and 27 listings (66%) versus the prior year.

Median Listing Time on Market & Square Footage

Realtor.com - Columbus (CBSA) retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Date Median Listing Time on Market Median Square Footage
2018-01-01 0 days 1,616 sqft
2018-02-01 0 days 1,527 sqft
2018-03-01 0 days 1,416 sqft
2018-04-01 0 days 1,470 sqft
2018-05-01 0 days 1,516 sqft
2018-06-01 0 days 1,568 sqft
2018-07-01 0 days 1,594 sqft
2018-08-01 0 days 1,530 sqft
2018-09-01 0 days 1,544 sqft
2018-10-01 0 days 1,751 sqft
2018-11-01 0 days 1,643 sqft
2018-12-01 0 days 1,568 sqft
2019-01-01 0 days 1,655 sqft
2019-02-01 0 days 1,650 sqft
2019-03-01 0 days 1,650 sqft
2019-04-01 0 days 1,650 sqft
2019-05-01 0 days 1,728 sqft
2019-06-01 0 days 1,740 sqft
2019-07-01 0 days 1,695 sqft
2019-08-01 0 days 1,708 sqft
2019-09-01 0 days 1,658 sqft
2019-10-01 0 days 1,567 sqft
2019-11-01 0 days 1,666 sqft
2019-12-01 0 days 1,688 sqft
2020-01-01 0 days 1,688 sqft
2020-02-01 0 days 1,716 sqft
2020-03-01 0 days 1,685 sqft
2020-04-01 0 days 1,786 sqft
2020-05-01 0 days 1,776 sqft
2020-06-01 0 days 1,819 sqft
2020-07-01 0 days 1,861 sqft
2020-08-01 0 days 1,861 sqft
2020-09-01 0 days 1,843 sqft
2020-10-01 0 days 1,644 sqft
2020-11-01 0 days 1,672 sqft
2020-12-01 0 days 1,650 sqft
2021-01-01 0 days 1,667 sqft
2021-02-01 0 days 1,502 sqft
2021-03-01 0 days 1,515 sqft
2021-04-01 0 days 1,442 sqft
2021-05-01 0 days 1,427 sqft
2021-06-01 0 days 1,583 sqft
2021-07-01 0 days 1,562 sqft
2021-08-01 0 days 1,427 sqft
2021-09-01 0 days 1,383 sqft
2021-10-01 0 days 1,440 sqft
2021-11-01 0 days 1,456 sqft
2021-12-01 0 days 1,520 sqft
2022-01-01 0 days 1,456 sqft
2022-02-01 0 days 1,456 sqft
2022-03-01 0 days 1,519 sqft
2022-04-01 0 days 1,669 sqft
2022-05-01 0 days 1,603 sqft
Columbus's median listing age (time on market) for 2022-05-01 was 0 days.

Columbus's median square footage for active listings during the 2022-05-01 period was 1,603 sqft. One year prior, the average listing was 1,427 sqft.