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Mortgage applications rise 2.4% as roller coaster continues

Refinance share of mortgages reaches four-month high
July 23, 2014
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
July 16, 2014
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
July 11, 2014
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
July 10, 2014
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
July 9, 2014
Mortgage applications halted their ongoing downward trend, with applications rising 1.9% from one week earlier.
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Mortgage application decline continues after last week’s free-fall

Purchase index plunges 16% year-over-year
July 2, 2014
A week after a free-fall of 9.2%, mortgage applications continued their decline with a 0.2% decrease from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s weekly mortgage applications survey for the week ending June 27, 2014.
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Mortgage apps continue slide after last week’s free fall

Purchase, refi activity decline continues amid falling rates, prices
June 25, 2014
Mortgage applications continued their decline after last week’s 9.2% free fall, dropping another 1% for the week ending June 20. This comes despite mortgage rates continuing their decline, and a serious slowdown in home price appreciation.
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Why is housing the big negative in consumer confidence?

Whichever came first, housing laid a big egg in May
June 19, 2014
While consumer confidence struggled to rise 0.5% in May and there are signs of strength in other sectors, housing remains a drag on both consumer sentiment and the overall economy.
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Bottom falls out as mortgage applications plunge 9.2%

Steep drop reverses last week’s gains, revives downward momentum
June 18, 2014
A week after unexpectedly jumping 10.3%, mortgage applications returned to their declining trend despite near year-low interest rates. Applications dropped 9.2% for the week ending June 13.
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3 diamonds in the housing data rough

...it's not all bad news
June 13, 2014
2014 does not stand a chance against the record-breaking housing numbers witnessed in 2013 but that does not mean it is all bad news for this year. This week provided some good tidbits for housing, with mortgage applications rising and record traffic for online real estate sites.
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