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Mortgage Application Volume Revs Up For The First Time Since April

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Mortgage application volume rose for the first time since mid-April last week. The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) said its Market Composite Index, a measure of that volume, increased 2.1 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis during the week ended May 7 and was 2.0 percent higher on an unadjusted basis. The Refinance Index gained 3 percent from the previous week but was down 12 percent from its level during the same week one year ago. The refinance share of mortgage activity increased to 61.3 percent of total applications from 61.0 percent the previous week. Both the seasonally adjusted and the unadjusted Purchase Indices grew by 1 percent from the prior week. The unadjusted Purchase Index was 13 percent higher than the same week in 2020. Refi Index vs 30yr Fixed Purchase Index vs 30yr…(read more)

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