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MBA: Refinance share at lowest level in a year

Mortgage apps continue downward trajectory
Brena Swanson
Mortgage applications continued to move lower and dropped 3.5% from one week earlier. Meanwhile, the refinance share of mortgage activity hit a record low.
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Mortgage applications decline 2.3%

Drop in refinancings leads retreat
Trey Garrison
Despite low rates, refinancings dropped off last week, pulling down mortgage applications all around. Here are the details of what's happening.
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Mortgage applications tick up in latest MBA survey

Purchase applications rise for 4th time in 5 weeks
Trey Garrison
Purchase applications increased for the fourth time in five weeks as we proceed further into the spring home buying season, but refis are lagging. Here's what's happening.
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Mortgage applications down 2.3% led by drop in purchases

Refinancing also declined slightly
Trey Garrison
It’s been a weak time for mortgage applications despite news last week from MBA that new home purchases were up 17% in March. Here’s what happened.
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Mortgage applications tick up in latest survey

Low rate fuel purchase mortgage apps
Trey Garrison
It was a squeaker at the finish line, but mortgage apps scored another one in the black for the week ending April 3. Here’s how it broke out.
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Mortgage applications jump a solid 4.6%

Conventional and government-backed purchase apps up
Trey Garrison
March rolled in like a lamb and strode out more like a lion – not exactly roaring, but certainly with more confidence and swagger. Here’s why there was a little roar.
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The latest Federal Reserve data proves it’s still too hard to get a mortgage

So much for easier credit
Jacob Gaffney
According to the Federal Reserve, the recent news that mortgage credit availability increased slightly in February is counter balanced by the fact potential borrowers are still being rejected at a historically high rate. So, just how many are being rejected?
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Mortgage applications jump 9.5% in mid-March

Refinances fuel surge in apps for week
Trey Garrison
After just downright depressing lows for much of the first quarter, mortgage applications surged ahead last week. Here's what happened.
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Mortgage applications drop again, down 3.9%

Refinancings now at lowest share since October 2014
Trey Garrison
Mortgage applications continue to disappoint, dropping again in the second week of March after a rough patch through February. Here’s the break down.
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Mortgage applications slip slightly in first week of March

Still largely holding steady after big February losses
Trey Garrison
No big news is good news in terms of mortgage applications. After a big start in January and a big fall in February, March starts with a minor decline. Here’s what happened.
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