Items Tagged with 'refinance activity'


MBA: Mortgage applications post another tepid week

Average loan size for purchase apps hits survey high
Despite the current low-mortgage rate environment, mortgage applications once again recorded a slow weak. However, one notable data point in this week’s survey is that the average loan size for purchase applications reached a survey high.
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MBA: Mortgage applications barely move

Another quiet week for apps
It's another quiet week for mortgage applications despite it being peak-buying season, reiterating other industry reports that spring isn't booming. Here's the latest update on just how quiet it is for the mortgage market.
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MBA: Purchase apps rise as refi apps fade

Purchase index hits highest level since January
Despite a spike in purchase applications, mortgage applications dropped for the third week straight. The rise in purchase volume was not enough to offset the continuous drop in refinance activity.
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MBA: Mortgage applications fall 4.3%

Refinance activity drops after last week’s high
Mortgage applications simmered down after last week’s strong report, with applications falling 4.3%. The refinance share of mortgage activity also dropped, declining to 61% of total applications from 64.3% the previous week, which was the highest level since February 2015.
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FHFA refinance activity declines

Rising mortgage rates fuel the drop
A little more than 68,000 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgages refinanced through the Home Affordable Refinance Program in August, the FHFA noted Wednesday.
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