Mortgage applications fall again, worrying housing economists

Mortgage applications fell 2.5% for the week ending Aug. 31 as credit conditions remained tight, stalling robust buyer and refinancing activity.Interest rates also continued to decline.

Lower rates drove a boost in mortgage applications. 36.8% of all applications were for refinance mortgages. "Economists: Home Inventory Crunch Isn’t Going Away" Published by Scotsman Guide on June 22, 2018. Single-family housing starts were up 18% and total annualized housing starts grew 20% in May compared to the year prior.

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A steady stream of weak housing. share of mortgage activity accounted for 38.1 percent of all applications. “The jump in rates over the past month has further diminished refinance volume, but.

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Mortgage rates fell again last week, sending refinancing applications up. But in a sign that the housing market may be stumbling through. the MBA’s chief economist..

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