Mortgage applications drop as interest rates rise to 9-month high

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Mortgage borrowers backed away last week, as suspense continued to build ahead of this Thursday’s Federal Reserve decision on the future of interest. this year. Applications to refinance, which had.

Mortgage Applications, Refinancing Drop as Interest Rates Rise. The refinance share of mortgage activity decreased to 47.8 percent of total applications, its lowest level since August 2017, from 49.4 percent the previous week. The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming loan balances ($453,100 or less).

After a slow start in the first week of the new year, mortgage application activity soared in the second week after interest rates fell. For the week ending Jan. 10, mortgage applications increased 11.9 percent from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

NEW YORK, Nov 8 (Reuters) – U.S. mortgage applications rose sharply. but well below a four-year high of 6.86 percent touched in June. Interest rates were also below year-ago levels of 6.31 percent..

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Mortgage Applications Increase As Mortgage Rates Drop Last week’s interest rates decreased due to international concerns in the Middle East and Ukraine, which also brought mortgage rates down. Perhaps due to these low rates, this week, mortgage applications have increased 1.4% compared to last week.

The MBA Refinance Mortgage Index has reacted in a very muted manner to the lower interest rates this year, after having fallen steadily since October 2017 as mortgage interest rates were rising. rising interest rates remove one of the economic incentives to refinance a mortgage, while falling interest rates increase the incentive to refinance.

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We expect that 10-year Treasury notes could rise to the mid-to-upper 2% range from today’s 2.1%. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate would also rise to 4.2%, and the 15-year fixed mortgage rate to 3.7%.

But they’re not the only group expected to squirm if rates continue to rise. Bank investors have warily watched as the refinance boom has sputtered and mortgage applications have slid. The huge burst.