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Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey

U.S. Mortgage Apps Rise Nearly Six Percent

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On the heels of news that mortgage rates are hitting, in some cases, 16-month lows, mortgage applications increased 5.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Oct. 10, 2014.Click to continue

Mortgage Apps Dip Slightly as Refis Level Off

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Mortgage applications decreased 0.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Sept. 26, 2014.Click to continue

So You Want to Live … Where?

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Choosing a place to purchase a home is always a challenging decision, and a trio of new lists on the best markets for buyers and sellers can either expand horizons or lead to data overload, depending on your capacity for absorbing research.Click to continue

Can the Wealth Building Home Loan Re-Animate the Mortgage Market?

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There is no nice way around it: The latest mortgage application data is atrocious. However, the introduction of a new product potentially holds the promise of revitalizing a purchase market that seems to be weakening by the day.Click to continue

Tracing Stagnant Mortgage Apps to Less Affordable Housing

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The relative inertia in mortgage applications continued for another week. But in view of new data warning about the evaporation of affordability in the residential property market, one could easily connect the stagnation with mortgage applications and the disappearance of housing inventory that is within financial reach of many middle- and working-class Americans.Click to continue