Daily market update: Oct. 6, 2015

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

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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 Powered by 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...