Overall mortgage applications jumped by 4.3 percent last week on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s weekly survey.

The MBA seasonally adjusted purchase index decreased by 0.6 percent to 480.3 from 483 the previous week. The seasonally adjusted refinance index increased by 10.6 percent to 2,375.4 from 2,148.7 one week earlier.

The refinance share of mortgage activity increased to 48.6 percent of total applications from 45.2 percent the previous week. The adjustable-rate-mortgage share of activity decreased to 34 percent of total applications from 35.3 percent the previous week.

The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages increased to 5.7 percent from 5.69 percent one week earlier. Points including the origination fee decreased to 1.27 from 1.36 the previous week for 80 percent loan-to-value ratio loans.

The average contract interest rate for 15-year fixed-rate mortgages remained at 5.08 percent. Points including the origination fee decreased to 1.27 from 1.33 the previous week for 80 percent loan-to-value ratio loans.

The average contract interest rate for one-year adjustable-rate mortgages decreased to 3.89 from 4.03 percent one week earlier. Points including the origination fee decreased to 0.97 from 1.05 previous week for 80 percent loan-to-value ratio loans.

Washington, D.C.-based Mortgage Bankers Association is a national association representing the real estate finance industry.

***

Send tips or a Letter to the Editor to samantha@inman.com or call (510) 658-9252, ext. 140.

Show Comments Hide Comments

Comments

Sign up for Inman’s Morning Headlines
What you need to know to start your day with all the latest industry developments
Success!
Thank you for subscribing to Morning Headlines.
Back to top
Connect Now starts tomorrow! Don't miss out.Reserve your seat today.×
Connect Now starts tomorrow! Don't miss out.Reserve your seat today.×