The refinance share of mortgage activity decreased to 37.9% of total applications from 38.8% the previous week. The adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) share of activity increased to 6.4% of total applications. The FHA share of total applications remained unchanged from 9.5% the week prior.
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The refinance share of mortgage activity increased to its highest level since February 2015, 64.3 percent of total applications, from 61.2 percent the previous week. The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming loan balances ($417,000 or less) decreased to its lowest level since April 2015, 3.83 percent, from 3.91 percent.
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Mortgage applications in the United States dropped 2.4 percent in the week ended July 5th 2019, following a 0.1 percent decline in the previous week, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Refinance applications fell 6.5 percent while applications to purchase a home rose 2.3 percent.
· ”Rates for most loan types were at their lowest levels in over a year, with the 30-year fixed mortgage rate falling to 4.55 percent – its lowest reading since last February. Although lower rates sparked a 3.5 percent increase in refinance applications, purchase activity was up only slightly last week and from a year ago.”
· "There was a tremendous surge in overall applications activity, as mortgage rates fell for the fourth week in a row – with rates for some loan types reaching their lowest levels since January 2018.Refinance borrowers with larger loan balances continue to benefit, as we saw another sizeable increase in the average refinance loan size to $438,900 – a new survey record," said Joel Kan, MBA’s.
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The number of mortgage applications filed in the U.S. last week rose 1.3% from the prior week, the Mortgage Bankers Association said Wednesday, as refinance activity also picked up. The refinance.