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Kari Bennett
NMLS #416852

Kari Bennett

2014 Lender of the Year
2015 Lender of the Year
2016 Lender of the Year

A loan officer with Centier Bank for more than 10 years, Kari has helped thousands of homeowners close more than $300 million in loans.

Kari is very active in the Porter County Business and Real Estate Communities. She is an affiliate member of The Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce©, an associate member of The Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors®, and the Home Builders Association of Northwest Indiana. She is also a member in both the NWI Mortgage Bankers Association and the Indiana Mortgage Bankers Association. In addition, Kari participates in Centier’s Home Ownership Mortgage Education Program to help first time homebuyers plan to buy their first home.

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Today's Mortgage Rates

Actual mortgage interest rates & APRs may vary based on credit history. Rates displayed assume that an escrow account for property taxes and insurance(s) will be established at time of loan closing. To view your estimated monthly payment, please enter your loan amount in the box to the right and hit the Submit button. Then click on the View Payment link for each loan type.

The information provided assumes the 0.5% discount point provided through optional enrollment in the Auto-Transfer Discount Option which requires automatic deduction from an eligible Centier checking account. $50.00 minimum deposit is required to open a checking account.

Conventional-Indiana Rate (%) APR (%) Points (%) Rebate (%) Payment
Conforming 30 Year Fixed Rate 4.250 4.330 0.000 0.125
Conforming 20 Year Fixed Rate 4.125 4.235 0.000 0.500
Conforming 15 Year Fixed Rate 3.500 3.640 0.000 0.125
VA-Indiana Rate (%) APR (%) Points (%) Rebate (%) Payment
VA 30 Year Fixed Rate 3.750 4.088 0.000 0.000
Jumbo-Indiana Rate (%) APR (%) Points (%) Rebate (%) Payment
Jumbo 30 Year Fixed Rate 4.250 4.330 0.000 0.125
Jumbo 15 Year Fixed Rate 3.500 3.640 0.000 0.125

Actual mortgage interest rates & APRs may vary based on credit history. Rates displayed assume that an escrow account for property taxes and insurance(s) will be established at time of loan closing.

Rates last updated on 3/28/2017

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Customer Quotes

"Kari is awesome to work with. I have closed many deals with her. She stays on top of things, and can close a loan very quickly. One of the top notch loan officers in my book!" Julie, Real Estate Agent

Available Home Loan Products

We offer a variety of mortgage loan products with great rates, great service & low closing costs. Contact us today to get started with your home loan.

  • Conventional Fixed and Adjustable Rates (ARM's)
  • FHA Fixed and Adjustable Rates (ARM’s)
  • VA Fixed and Adjustable Rates (ARM’s)
  • Jumbo Fixed and Adjustable Rates (ARM’s)
  • Construction – Perm Fixed and Adjustable Rates (ARM’s)
  • Indiana Housing and Community Development Loans
  • Lot Loans
  • Additional loan products may be available. Contact a Mortgage Loan Officer for details.

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Disclosures

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