Purchase Volume Continues Higher Despite Rising Rates
Posted To: MND NewsWireIt would appear that Refis’ time in the sun is listing back towards purchases, as mortgage rates increased for the second straight week and application volume retreated further . The Mortgage Bankers Association’s Market Composite Index, a measure of that volume, decreased 3.5 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from the week ended April 5.
On an unadjusted basis, the Index was down 3 percent. The Refinance Index decreased 8 percent from the previous week and the share of applications that were for refinancing dropped from 44.1 percent down to 41.5 percent.
Falling interest rates had driven the refinancing share over 47 percent at the end of March. Meanwhile the volume of purchase applications continues to grow, up 1 percent from the previous week on a seasonally adjusted basis and 2 percent…(read more)Forward this article via email: Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it.
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