Mortgage Bankers Association

Mortgage lenders are facing a drain on cash from margin calls on mortgage-backed securities that have been hedged against loss before the securities begin trading.
Paul Ausick
Applications for new mortgage loans dipped by 5% week over week according to the Mortgage Bankers Association, but remain about 10% higher than at the same time last year.
Paul Ausick
The Mortgage Bankers Association on Wednesday reported that mortgage loan applications rose last week with a surge in refinancing applications for FHA loans.
Paul Ausick
The Thanksgiving holiday cooled demand for mortgage loans last week. Mortgage interest rate changes were small and mixed.
Paul Ausick
Mortgage loan rates dipped slightly last week, sending applications for new loans higher.
Paul Ausick
Mortgage loan rates declined last week, but demand for refinancings also declined. Purchase applications rose, another hopeful sign for the housing market.
Paul Ausick
Applications for new mortgage loans rose nearly 10% last week on stronger demand for refinancing. Mortgage loan rates moved a bit higher as well.
Paul Ausick
Mortgage loan rates dropped slightly last week and applications for new mortgages remained flat while refinancings rose.
Paul Ausick
Applications for new mortgages declined slightly last week. Mortgage loan rates rose modestly as week over week as bond investors saw some hope for a trade agreement between China and the United...
Paul Ausick
Mortgage loan rates rose last week, with conventional 30-year fixed mortgages topping 4%. Refinancings were down sharply.
Paul Ausick
Applications for new mortgage loans rose just slightly last week as mortgage interest rates popped higher. Volatility in the mortgage market is making it difficult for borrowers to lock-in a low rate.
Paul Ausick
Mortgage loan rates on a 30-year fixed-rate loan dropped last week and home mortgage refinancing posted a second consecutive double-digit increase.
Paul Ausick
Applications for new mortgage loans rose last week both as a response to slightly lower interest rates and a sharp increased in mortgage refinancing.
Paul Ausick
Mortgages loans for new purchases and refinancings dropped sharply last week as mortgage interest rates climbed.
Paul Ausick
Mortgage loan rates rose last week as demand for U.S. Treasury notes slipped and yields rose. Applications for new mortgages were flat and refinancings also dipped week over week.
Paul Ausick