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Mortgage applications rise 1.4% even as government mortgages drop

Refinancings increase to 55% share of mortgage application activity
Trey Garrison
Mortgage applications increased 1.4% from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 15, 2014.
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3 reasons mortgage apps don't reflect housing strength

The growing disconnect between apps and sales
Brena Swanson
Mortgage applications continue to hover around the same level, while home sales keep rising. A new reports digs into why, citing three factors for the disconnect.
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New home applications rise in July

Reverses June’s decline
Ben Lane
July’s increase recaptured some of June’s decline in new home purchase applications, when applications fell 5% from May’s total.
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Zillow: Mortgage rates tick up slightly

Predicts mortgage application decrease of 2%
Ben Lane
“Mortgage rates were subdued last week as ongoing geopolitical concerns and economic softness in Europe encouraged investors to buy U.S. mortgage-backed securities as a safe haven,” said Erin Lantz, vice president of mortgages at Zillow.
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Mortgage applications continue fall with 2.2% drop

Refinancings drop 4% with purchases up 0.2%
Trey Garrison
Continuing the long-term trend this year, mortgage applications decreased 2.2% from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 25, 2014.
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Mortgage applications rise 2.4% as roller coaster continues

Refinance share of mortgages reaches four-month high
Trey Garrison
Mortgage applications increased 2.4% from one week earlier, after a series of drops and a few peaks over the last few weeks, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 18, 2014.
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Mortgage applications drop sharply as purchases plummet

Applications down 3.6% driven by 8% drop in purchase apps
Trey Garrison
Mortgage applications decreased 3.6% from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 11, 2014.
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Wells Fargo originations up 31%, executive excitement not

Results defy industry trends
Brena Swanson
Despite beating analyst expectations for its second-quarter earnings, Wells Fargo executives are less than thrilled about the origination results. But not everyone in the industry shares that opinion.
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New-home purchase applications dip slightly

Fall by 5% in June
Brena Swanson
Mortgage applications for new-home purchases fell by 5% compared to the previous month, while new single-family home sales ticked higher.
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Mortgage applications reverse decline, tick up 1.9%

After weeks of heavy declines activity picks up
Trey Garrison
Mortgage applications halted their ongoing downward trend, with applications rising 1.9% from one week earlier.
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