Mortgage applications drop after big jump

After falling a whopping 9.4% during the week of Thanksgiving, due, in part, to rising mortgage interest rates, mortgage application volume decreased 0.7% on an adjusted basis during the week ended Dec. 2, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey.

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Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average 30-year fixed rate mortgage plunged to 4.06 percent this week, down from 4.28 percent last week. That’s the steepest weekly drop in a. cool.

The benchmark 30-year fixed-rate mortgage saw a slight uptick this week to 3.95 percent from 3.94 percent, according to Bankrate’s weekly survey of large lenders. The big news is the rate tumbled.

Mortgage application volume increased 0.1% on an adjusted basis during the week ended Nov. 17, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey. Applications for refinances decreased 5% on higher rates while applications for purchases increased 5%. On an unadjusted basis, total volume decreased 2% compared with the previous week.

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US Mortgage Rates Drop; Existing Home Sales Jump This week US mortgage applications increased 11.2% compared to last week while all mortgage rates have decreased. This is a very large increase in home applications, which indicates an improvement of the housing market.

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