The refinance share of mortgage activity increased to 52% of total applications, up from 51.8% the week before. The adjustable-rate mortgage share of activity decreased to 5.3% of total.

Mortgage applications fell 2.4% on a seasonally-adjusted basis for the week ending July 5th, 2019, according to the Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey from the Mortgage Bankers Association. (This.

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Last month saw existing home sales fall to a three-year low while growth in housing prices slipped to its lowest level in more than six-years, putting homebuilder ETFs in focus.

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Senate Bank Chair weighs sweeping GSE, mortgage lending overhaul The banking agencies are considering issuing roughly a dozen different rulemakings in response to the bill spearheaded by Senate banking committee chairman. so long as the bank holds the mortgage.

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U.S Mortgages – Mortgage Rates Hold as Applications Continue to Climb Mortgage rates held at a 1 year low last week. There’s plenty of action in the week ahead to provide further direction.

The numbers: Mortgage applications increased 25.5% in the week ending Oct. 2 from the prior week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications survey released oct. 7. purchase applications rose 27% and refinance applications rose 24% from the previous week. What counts: This was a huge jump in mortgage.

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose for the first time in a month last week as interest rates eased and purchase activity picked up, an industry group said on Wednesday.

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Mortgage applications rose by 5.3% on a seasonally-adjusted basis from one week earlier for the week ending February 22nd, 2019, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage.