MBA: Refinance once again drives mortgage applications

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Mortgage loan rates dipped again last week leading to an increase in new mortgage loan applications.. on all five types of loans the MBA tracks.. Mortgage rates declined once again, as.

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U.S mortgage applications increased 8.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending March 22, 2019.. The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, increased 8.9 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier.

The refinance index increased 8 percent to its highest level in over a month, and once again there was an increase in average refinance loan sizes, as borrowers with larger balances responded accordingly to lower rates," said Joel Kan, MBA’s Associate Vice President of Economic and Industry Forecasting.

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MBA Weekly Survey: Mortgage Applications Rise 2.4%. and once again there was an increase in average refinance loan sizes, as borrowers with larger balances responded accordingly to lower rates.

"Once again, the weekly average mortgage rate is not telling the story regarding mortgage application volume," said Michael Fratantoni, chief economist for the MBA. "The prior week included days with much lower rates due to volatility around the Fed’s announcement that drove refinance volume up.

U.S. mortgage applications for buying or refinancing a home climbed to a two-month high last week, as home borrowing costs fell to their lowest in over a year, data from the Mortgage Bankers.

The refinance index increased 8 percent to its highest level in over a month, and once again there was an increase in average refinance loan sizes, as borrowers with larger balances responded accordingly to lower rates," said Joel Kan, MBA’s Associate Vice President of Economic and Industry Forecasting.

From the mba: mortgage applications increase in Latest MBA Weekly survey mortgage applications increased 8.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (mba) weekly mortgage applications survey for the week ending March 22, 2019.. The Refinance Index increased 12 percent from the previous week.

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Refinancing index 1,827.3 vs 1,799.7 prior 30-year mortgage rate 4.12% vs 4.04% prior Headline measures the change in number of applications for mortgages backed by the MBA during the week.