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Apps fall

Mortgage applications drop as refis level off and purchases drag

Mortgage application volume fell 0.9% last week as the small drop in interest rates slowed refinancing activity, while economic worries likely kept purchasers...
Mortgage rates

Ginnie Mae and the politics of prepayments

Since 2008, the U.S. mortgage industry has been buffeted by a great many changes and a lot of volatility and risk in the...
Rush to refi

Refinancings surge, purchase applications rise on sharp rate drop

While last week's large drop in interest rates sparked a surge in refinance activity, purchase mortgage application volume increased for the first time...
Refi apps surge

Mortgage refinance applications rise as trade issues cause rate drop

The economic tensions between the U.S. and China drove interest rates down last week, leading to a surge in refinance applications, according to...
Purchase apps slide

Purchase mortgage applications fall due to lack of homes for sale

Purchase mortgage applications continue to decline, falling to their lowest level since the start of the spring, as supply constraints limit homebuyer activity,...
Rep. David Scott, D-Ga.

Trump signs bill that could resolve the ‘VA orphan loan’ issue

President Trump has signed the Protecting Affordable Mortgages for Veterans Act, which aims to address concerns that rules around certain VA refinances were...
Apps fall

Mortgage application activity fell even with an interest rate drop

Fewer consumers applied for mortgages last week even as interest rates declined by 3 to 4 basis points for all product types, according...
Refis rise

Rising rates cause drop in mortgage apps, yet refis remain strong

Higher interest rates led to a 1.1% seasonally adjusted decline in mortgage applications compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers...
Purchase activity on the rise

Total mortgage application volume down although purchases continue to rise

A decline in refinancings led to a drop in mortgage application volume last week, even though purchase activity continues to rise, according to...
FHA refi volume surges

Mortgage application activity flat, but FHA refi volume soars

Mortgage application activity was virtually flat from one week earlier, down just 0.1%, although there was a huge gain in Federal Housing Administration...

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