Verified FBN Member (NE)
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What are your current interest rates? Will you/are you going to refinance Land, Opp Note, House?

What are your current interest rates? Will you/are you going to refinance
Land, Opp Note, House?
Verified FBN Member (MS)

Yes I just did today. 15 yr fixed Under 4% with annual dividend back.

Verified FBN Member (ND)

Where did you get that

Verified FBN Member (NE)

Hope it wasn't farm credit. POS company

Verified FBN Member (SD)

Why do u say that ?

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Verified FBN Member (IL)

I've only worked with FCI for 1 year now, but I've been very happy with the service to date. I'm curious what you didn't like, as well.

Verified FBN Member (IN)

When times are good, FCS will want to loan the world to you. When times are bad, they pull the rug out from you even though you don't miss one payment to them. I know, because that happened to me! Go to your local bank because they will work with you as long as you are up front with them.

Verified FBN Member (IL)

I have never had a sliver of a bad experience or impression from Farm Credit. They had a good year last year and shared their earnings with their members. Granted it wasn't a grain check, but they did give back to their members. They lowered the interest on my operating loan 3 times last year. Also lowered every loan I have by .5 to a full percent in the last 3 months.

Verified FBN Member (SD)

Don't go through FCS. Like the individual from Indiana, I too experienced their POS ways. Never missed a payment and all of a sudden they wanted all their loans paid off. Far happier with my local bank who cares about young farmers and the future of agriculture in our area. FCS system should be completely done away with. No more government assistance for them IMO. I would testify against them any day as they have been doing this for years to young operators.

Verified FBN Member (MN)

Currently working on refinancing a real estate note that we setup almost 2 years ago with our bank. Used FBN to leverage the bank, currently the bank has not come down to what FBN said we should be able to refinance it for. FBN currently has the identical loan approved through farmermac just as the bank was doing for around 0.5% lower. Looks like we will be able to lower our interest rate by 1.25% or more. This was before the recent interest drop, so hopefully will be more. Waiting for a new appraisal to be completed.

Verified FBN Member (SD)

Who did you contact at FBN to help you ?

Verified FBN Member (KS)

FBN has a Finance Line that should get you to someone that can help. ************. It was on one of the emails FBN sent out.

Verified FBN Member (IL)

Lowered land real estate loan by 1.75% this week

Verified FBN Member (SD)

What is your rate %

Verified FBN Member (IL)

Also curious, and for how many years, fixed or variable?

Verified FBN Member (IA)

I use Iowa Farm Finance. 3.81% locked for 10 years

Verified FBN Member (IN)

Started out this past fall at 4% fixed for 20 years on land with the local Ag bank. Just took in the FBN rates and got it lowered to 3% fixed for 25 years. I did cost me $500.00. But, that is a drop in the bucket to what it will save me over the next several years.

Verified FBN Member (ND)

my calc shows you'll save $800 per month.

Verified FBN Member (SD)

who Is this through?

Verified FBN Member (NE)
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Just refinanced land loans to 3.95% thru local bank using Farmer Mac

Verified FBN Member (IL)

Just used Farmers National Bank in NW IL to refinance our mortgage from 4.875 to 3.25% 30 year.

Verified FBN Member (TX)

I just got approved to refinance with FBN. How long ago did you get that rate? I was recently told rated have come up since I started the application work a week ago

Verified FBN Member (IL)

Just locked it in this past wednesday. At the beginning of the application process rates were at 3 but came up .25 surprisingly

Verified FBN Member (IN)

Do ours this past Friday.

Verified FBN Member (TX)

Thanks for the info! I’m curious what rates I’ll get quoted tomorrow

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Verified FBN Member (OH)

I inquired today from my loan officer at Farm Credit to compare rates from a couple of weeks ago and to my surprise it was higher!

I asked him what is making mortgage rates trend higher in recent days?

He said....Well, that is the million dollar question, because typically the mortgage rates trend with the 10 year treasury bonds, which are at all time lows. Most of the long term rate trends today are based on uncertainty at this point. Nobody is real sure what is going on.

Verified FBN Member (IL)
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Just got our home mortgage lowered from 5.75% to 3.125% E.C. IL

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