Weekly Mortgage Market Index Dips, ARMs Up
DALLAS -- (May 23, 2016) As new adjustable-rate and government-insured business moved higher, jumbo activity retreated. Overall mortgage business, however, was little changed.
Weekly Mortgage Market Index Down Despite Rate Drop
DALLAS -- (May 16, 2016) Originators weren't quite as busy in the week that included Mothers Day even though mortgage rates were lower.
Weekly Mortgage Market Index Jumps to 1-Year High
DALLAS -- (May 9, 2016) As falling interest rates drove up refinance and jumbo business, overall new mortgage activity soared to the highest level in more than a year.
Weekly Mortgage Market Index Down on Refinances
DALLAS -- (May 2, 2016) New refinance business took a dive this past week, driving down overall new mortgage activity in the process. Adjustable-rate mortgage activity ascended, though.
Weekly Mortgage Market Index Creeps Up, FHA Jumps
DALLAS -- (April 25, 2016) Weekly mortgage activity edged higher as demand for government-insured products strengthened. Government activity soared by more than half from a year ago.
Weekly Mortgage Market Index Off, Jumbo Surges
DALLAS -- (April 18, 2016) Even though jumbo business leapt and was up for the third consecutive week, overall new mortgage activity turned lower last week.
Weekly Mortgage Market Index Surges to 1-Year High
DALLAS -- (April 11, 2016) As fixed rates on residential loans sank to the lowest level since 2012, new mortgage business soared to the highest level in more than a year.
Refis Help Lift Weekly Mortgage Market Index
DALLAS -- (April 4, 2016) A bump in refinance activity and a jump in jumbo mortgage business pushed up overall new home lending activity during the latest seven-day period.
Mortgage Daily Mortgage Employment Index Q4 2015
DALLAS -- (April 4, 2016) Quarterly layoffs outpaced hirings in real estate finance, with job losses accelerating over the prior quarter but slowing from a year earlier.
ARM, FHA, Purchase Biz up in Mortgage Market Index
DALLAS -- (March 28, 2016) In what had been an otherwise quiet week, new purchase financing business jumped, though a more spectacular week-over-week improvement was noted in adjustable-rate and government-insured business.