Despite lower mortgage rates, applications fall. interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming loan balances remained unchanged last week at 4.33%.. some of the main factors.

The 30-year fixed-rate average for this week is 1.13 percentage points below the 52-week high of 5.10 percent, and is 0.03 percentage points greater than the 52-week low of 3.94 percent.

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The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming loan balances ($484,350 or less) decreased to 4.42% from 4.46%, with points increasing to 0.46 from 0.44 (including the origination fee) for loans with a 20% down payment.

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BUILDER MBA Weekly Survey: Mortgage applications rise 1.3% average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate loans falls to its lowest level since Sept. 2017.

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Mortgage applications jump 9.3% as rates fall.. Interest rates were higher at this time last year. Mortgage applications to purchase a home did jump 12 percent for the week, but they are down.

30-year fixed-rate mortgages decreased slightly to 3.97% this week, compared to 3.98% a week earlier. 15-year fixed-rate mortgages also dropped, reaching 3.18% this week as opposed to 3.2% last week. 5-year adjustable-rate mortgages decreased the most this week, dropping to 2.98% compared to 3.03% the previous week.

Likewise, home purchase applications are seeing subdued movement, despite rates at 3-year lows. Home buyers are more concerned with finding the right home than finding the lowest interest rate.

The three-month average gain fell to a 16-month low of 180,000 last month. It’s also notable that the alternative household survey measure shows a more pronounced drop off. MBA Mortgage.

Weekly mortgage applications drop 4.3%, despite lower interest rates.. is still much lower than normal because so many homeowners refinanced to the historically low rates that followed the last housing crash. The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming.

"The 30-year fixed rate has now dropped in three of the last four weeks, and at 4.06%, reached its lowest level since September 2017. Despite these lower rates, purchase applications decreased 2.