Mar 15, 2012

MBA: Mortgage Applications Decrease in Weekly Survey

According to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending March 9, 2012.

The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, decreased 2.4 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier. On an unadjusted basis, the Index decreased 1.8 percent compared with the previous week. The Refinance Index decreased 4.1 percent from the previous week to its lowest level since January 6, 2012. This is the fourth consecutive weekly decline in the Refinance Index. The seasonally adjusted Purchase Index increased 4.4 percent from one week earlier to its highest level since January 13, 2012. The unadjusted Purchase Index increased 6.0 percent compared with the previous week and was 0.4 percent lower than the same week one year ago. For more information on this check the link

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