Rising rates stifle mortgage application volume

Mortgage interest rates jumped again last week, causing mortgage application volume to fall 6.6% on a seasonally. and lose the low rate they already have. Home equity line volume has been rising.

With refinance activity rising to its highest level in three years, mortgage application volume increased 26.8% from one week earlier, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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2018 predictions: Rates will rise, but loans will drop as home sales decline. The Mortgage Bankers Association reported a 4.9 percent decrease in loan application volume from the previous week.

"Rising rates continue to create volatility in weekly mortgage applications activity. The 10-year Treasury hit 2.5% last week and our survey’s 30-year fixed rate of 4.22% is at its highest.

Volume was 11 percent lower than a year ago, when mortgage rates were 42 basis points lower. The drop in mortgage rates over the past two months has given new life to the refinance market.

 · The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming loan balances ($484,350 or less) decreased to 4.64 percent last week from 4.67 percent the week before, with.

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Mortgage activity continued strong during the second week of the New Year. The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) reports that its Market Composite Index, a measure of loan application volume. rate.

The average interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages (FRM) grew to 4.40 percent last week from 4.36 percent the week prior, with points rising to 0.47 from 0.44. The average interest rate for 30-year jumbo FRMs increased to 4.28 percent from 4.21 percent.

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Meanwhile, mortgage applications declined again last week, according to the latest data from the Mortgage Bankers Association. The market composite index – a measure of total loan application volume ..

The average contract interest rate for 5/1 adjustable rate mortgages (ARMs) increased to 3.88 percent, up 10 basis points from the previous week, while points declined to 0.19 from 0.26. The ARM.

Purchase loan mortgage originations in the first quarter of 2019 amounted to 228 billion U.S. dollars and refinance loan mortgage originations amounted to 97 billion U.S. dollars.

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