The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released its weekly mortgage applications Survey for the week ending December 15. The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application.

The most biggest enemy to the housing market may be a sharp increase in the interest rates on 30-year mortgages. Freddie Mac (NYSE:FRE) expects home loan. its purchase of mortgage-backed securities.

Fears of inflation and increasing June Producer Price Index, which soared to its highest level since 2011 at 3.4 per cent, generally push the mortgage rates up, but with the current geopolitical conditions and stock market cool-down, lenders are struggling to keep the rates low in order to increase the volume of loan applications.

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The refinance share of mortgage activity was at its highest level in nearly a year, accounting for 45.8 percent of all applications. “The first week of 2019 saw falling mortgage rates and a subsequent.

Mortgage applications volume rose on the same week that global interest rates hiked. In its latest report, Mortgage Bankers Association’s weekly mortgage applications survey reported an overall increase of 1.4 percent in total mortgage applications from the week prior. The Survey. The seasonally adjusted purchase index increased by 3 percent compared to the previous week but the refinance.

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Mortgage. purchase mortgages fell to the lowest level recorded in any first quarter in the survey’s history, with the net expecting an increase falling under 10 percent for all three loan types,

Oftentimes, loan officers ask me for suggestions about apps for increasing mortgage business. The ever-increasing rise and popularity of mobile marketing strategies forces marketers and loan officers alike to reconsider how we can effectively broaden our reach to be relevant to key demographics, like first-time homebuyers.

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