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  • Weekly Mortgage Applications Fall 2.2%: MBA

    Mortgage applications fell across the board this week, with prospective borrower interest in government-insured loans marking the only consistent -- but slight -- gain in the last several months. Total mortgage applications submitted for the week ending August 28 dipped 2.2% below the previous week but still sits an unadjusted 22.7% above the year-ago week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) weekly survey.
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  • Weekly Applications Rise on Refinance Pickup: MBA

    Mortgage application volume continued to trend upward from last week, rising 7.5% in the week ending August 21 at the same time household activity in the application process jumped 12.1%. Total mortgage application volume rose 34.1% on an unadjusted basis from the same time last year, according to the weekly survey conducted by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).
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  • Mortgage Applications Rise on Lower Rates: MBA

    Total mortgage applications submitted in the week ending August 14 rose 5.6% from last week's submissions. Total applications were up 25% from the same week last year, according to the most recent weekly survey by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). Applications for refinanced mortgages rose 6.9% over last week, when refis were down 7.2% from the week before. The gain in refinance applications pushed the refi share to 53.3% of total applications, from 52.3% a week earlier.
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  • Weekly Refi Applications Plunge 7.2%

    Total mortgage and refinance applications fell 3.5% in the week ending August 7 but are still up 16% from the year-ago level, according to a survey by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). The volume of refinance applications alone slipped 7.2% from last week, bringing the refi share to 52.3% of total application activity from 54.2% a week earlier.
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  • MBA Sees Weekly Refi Applications Rise 7%

    Prospective home buyers and refinancers submitted 4.4% more applications in the week ending July 31, according to a survey published Wednesday by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). Total application volume is 18% higher than the same time last year on an unadjusted basis, although a different survey is showing household activity on the decline this week.
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  • Refi Applications Slip 10.9%

    The total mortgage loan application volume fell 6.3% for the week ending July 24, ending a three-week run of increases, according to a weekly survey by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). But compared to the same week last year, the index rose 16.1%. The amount of refinancing applications fell 10.9% from the previous week, and its share of mortgage activity decreased to 52.6% from 55.5% a week ago, according to the survey.
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  • Mortgage Applications Rise Ahead of Independence Day

    Total mortgage applications submitted in the week ending July 3 showed a holiday-adjusted 10.9% increase from the previous week's applications, according to an application survey by the Mortgage Bankers Association. The MBA found the volume of applications for refinancing rose 15.2% as refinance applications accounted for 48.4% of total application activity, from 46.4% a week earlier but still well below recent highs. A separate mortgage application survey conducted by Mortgage Maxx found household activity rose virtually on-par with the MBA's survey.
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  • Weekly Mortgage Refi Applications Plunge 30%

    Mortgage loan application volume fell 18.9% in the week ending June 26 and sits 7.4% below its year-ago level, according a survey covering more than 50% of US residential mortgage applications and conducted by the Mortgage Bankers Association.
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  • Applications Wilt Despite Cooling Rates

    Total mortgage application activity fell 15.8% in the week ending June 12 despite slightly lower average rates from a week earlier, according to a survey released today by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). The volume of refinance applications plunged 23.3% in the week, pulling the refinance share of total mortgage applications down to 54.1% from 59.4% a week earlier. The slide in refinance popularity in recent surveys correlated with rising mortgage rates. But not this week.
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