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News Headlines - mortgage applications


Big drop in mortgage rates juices refinances, but doesn't seduce buyers
Lower mortgage rates are helping more homeowners refinance and reduce their monthly payments, but they are not providing much incentive to homebuyers, who are finding few affordable listings. Total mortgage application volume increased 4.4 percent ...
MBA: Mortgage application rollercoaster continuesHousingWire
Mortgage Loan Rates Fell Last Week, Applications Rose 4%24/7 Wall St.
Refi Apps Rebound, Helping Offset Purchase Pull-BackMortgage News Daily

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Mortgage volume drops 4.1% in latest week as younger buyers bail out
In yet another sign of a weakening spring housing market, mortgage applications took a step back last week. The drop may be due in part to higher home prices and, in turn, fewer entry-level buyers able to afford a home. Total application volume fell 4 ...
Mortgage Loan Rates Change Little, Applications Drop 4%24/7 Wall St.

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Strong refinance demand pushes mortgage applications higher
The adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) share of activity rose to 8.2% of total applications, the FHA share inched up to 10.8% from 10.6% a week earlier, the VA share dipped to 10.5% from 10.7%, and the USDA share of total applications was unchanged at 0.8% ...

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Mortgage Applications Only Rise 4% Despite Big Drop in Rates
Mortgage applications to purchase a home fell 1 percent from one week earlier and are just 3 percent higher than the same week one year ago. "Despite favorable rates and labor market trends, the purchase market is struggling to accelerate due to low ...


Mortgage applications rise 2% as more buyers hit the spring market
Mortgage application volume is still nearly 14 percent below year-ago levels because of weaker refinancing. "Continuing strength in the job market and improving consumer confidence drove overall purchase applications to increase last week," said ...
MBA: Mortgage applications post slight uptickHousingWire
Mortgage Loan Rates Ticking Up as Applications Rise Slightly24/7 Wall St.
US Mortgage Applications Increase in Early MayWorld Property Journal
National Mortgage Professional Magazine -National Mortgage News -Builder Magazine
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Business Insider

The market for existing homes has never been this tight
Business Insider
Existing homes in April were on the market for the fewest days on record amid "stubbornly low supply levels," the National Association of Realtors said on Wednesday. The median number of days a home spent on the market was 29, the NAR's monthly sales ...
WRAPUP 1-U.S. home sales fall as tight supply boosts pricesDaily News & Analysis
New Home Sales - U.S. Census BureauU.S. Census Bureau

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Mortgage applications to buy a home finally spring back, climbing 5%
Total mortgage application volume fell 0.1 percent last week on a seasonally adjusted basis from the previous week. Volume remains 15 percent lower than the same week one year ago, according to a weekly index from the Mortgage Bankers Association.
MBA: Mortgage applications stagnant as April wraps upHousingWire
MBA: Applications For Mortgage Purchases Jumped 4%; Refis Fell 5%Mortgageorb
Mortgage rates are little changed this weekWashington Post
Builder Magazine -Mortgage News Daily -Newsmax
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MBA: Mortgage applications drop back down
Hitting new low, the refinance share of mortgage activity decreased to 41.1% of total applications, which is the lowest level since September 2008. This is also down from 41.9% the previous week. The adjustable-rate mortgage share of activity decreased ...
MBA: Mortgage Applications Fell 4.1%Mortgageorb
US mortgage activity posts biggest drop since December: MBAReuters
New Home Mortgage Applications in US Slip in AprilWorld Property Journal
Newsmax -Mortgage News Daily
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National Mortgage Professional Magazine

MBA: Applications For Refinances Jumped 11% On Slightly Lower Mortgage Rates
Mortgage application volume jumped 4.4% during the week ended May 19, with most of the increase stemming from an 11% week-over-week spike in applications for refinances, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage ...
Mortgage Applications, Home Prices on the RiseNational Mortgage Professional Magazine
MBA Weekly Survey: Refi Apps Rise 11%, Purchase Apps Fall 1%Builder Magazine

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The MReport

Mortgage Rates Down, Loan Applications Up
The MReport
As Freddie Mac previously predicted, mortgage rates reacted to the recent drop in Treasury yield for the week ending May 25th. According to the GSE's Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the 30-year mortgage rate fell 7 basis points week-over-week, ending ...

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