Mortgage applications

August 5, 2020 9:58 AM
Rates are forecasted to remain at the current low levels for the rest of 2020, driving steady refinance volume.
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June 17, 2020 10:18 AM
Purchase mortgage application volume was at its most in over a decade as consumer confidence continued to improve in the aftermath of the coronavirus shutdown, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
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April 21, 2020 4:58 PM
Efforts to calm lenders’ fears about coronavirus-related forbearance may not offset tightening standards, and the FHA is less likely to boost volume than it was during the financial crisis.
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March 19, 2020 9:30 PM
Refinancing activity is surging, existing borrowers are inquiring about loan modifications, loan closings are being delayed by more complex credit checks — and banks are short on people to handle it all.
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December 4, 2019 10:56 AM
Purchase mortgage application activity is at its highest level since this summer on a seasonally adjusted basis, and should remain strong in December, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
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December 2, 2019 5:30 PM
Loan defect risk in purchase applications stopped falling and plateaued in October, according to First American Financial Corp.
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November 27, 2019 10:23 AM
Mortgage application activity rose 1.5% compared with one week earlier as interest rates remained below 4%, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
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November 20, 2019 6:08 PM
Mortgage lenders are operating in a refinance-dominated market again for the first time in years, but it may offer diminishing returns.
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November 20, 2019 10:33 AM
For the second consecutive week, mortgage application activity unusually moved in the same direction as interest rates, decreasing 2.2% from one week earlier, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
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November 19, 2019 12:41 PM
Loan applications to purchase newly constructed homes during October rose by nearly one-third year-over-year as sales reached their highest annual pace since the Mortgage Bankers Association started tracking this data.
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