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Daily market update: Oct. 6, 2015

Our daily summary of market news, updated regularly with new tidbits

We'll add more market news briefs throughout the day. Check back to read the latest. The Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI) for September 2015: Mortgage credit availability increased in September. The MCAI increased 0.3 percent month-over-month to 126.5. (It was benchmarked to 100 in March 2012.) The Conventional MCAI was up 1.1 percent month-over-month, followed by the Conforming MCAI (up 0.8 percent). CoreLogic's August 2015 Home Price Index: Home prices increased 1.2 percent month-over-month in August 2015. They increased 6.9 percent year-over-year. CoreLogic's forecast projects a 4.3 percent increase year-over-year in August 2016. Weekly mortgage rates: Powered by MortgageCalculator.org Powered by MortgageCalculator.org Yesterday's market news: WalletHub's most and least energy-efficient states: New York, Vermont and Minnesota were the most energy-efficient states. Texas, Louisiana and South Carolina were the l...