Refis Push Up Weekly Mortgage Market Index
DALLAS -- (Sept. 26, 2016) Though there was a slight dip in new purchase financing activity over the past week, an increase in refinance business was enough to more than offset the decline.
Mortgage Daily Q2 2016 Biggest Lender Ranking
DALLAS -- (Sept. 26, 2016) As quarterly mortgage lending activity made a big leap, two large financial institutions traded spots on the list of the country's biggest originators.
Weekly Mortgage Market Index Drops, Purchases Up
DALLAS -- (Sept. 19, 2016) Although there was a decline in overall new mortgage activity during the past seven days, demand for new purchase-money mortgages actually grew stronger.
Weekly Mortgage Market Index Slips in Holiday Week
DALLAS -- (Sept. 12, 2016) A holiday slump in new mortgage business was led by purchase financing. But, fueled by a dip in interest rates, refinance activity was up the second week in a row.
Weekly Mortgage Market Index Slips, Purchases Up
DALLAS -- (Aug. 29, 2016) While new weekly refinance activity slowed for the second week in a row, purchase-money business turned higher. Jumbo business had a healthy week-over-week gain.
Weekly Mortgage Market Index Off Even As Rates Dip
DALLAS -- (Aug. 22, 2016) Even though there was a modest improvement in rates, new mortgage business slowed this past week. Still, activity was solidly stronger than it was at this point last year.
Weekly Mortgage Market Index Off on Purchases, Conv
DALLAS -- (Aug. 15, 2016) A week-over-week decline in new home-lending activity was driven by purchase and conventional financing, though jumbo business also played a role.
Weekly Mortgage Market Index Climbs, Refis Lead
DALLAS -- (Aug. 8, 2016) As interest rates on residential loans turned lower, new refinance activity surged to the highest level in 17 months -- driving up overall activity in the process.
Weekly Mortgage Market Index Dips on Purchases
DALLAS -- (Aug. 1, 2016) A week-over-week increase in new refinance business wasn't quite enough to offset a decline in purchase activity. Adjustable-rate and jumbo activity accelerated.
Weekly Mortgage Market Index Retreats as Rates Up
DALLAS -- (July 25, 2016) As mortgage rates ascended for the second straight week, new mortgage activity declined -- with refinance business taking a bigger hit than purchase financing.