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Mortgage Bankers Association’s Builder Application Survey for October 2015:

  • Mortgage applications for new-home purchases decreased 8 percent month-over-month.
  • Conventional loans comprised 67.2 percent of loan applications; FHA loans, 19.2 percent.
  • The average loan size for new homes decreased to $320,881 from $324,884 in September.

Mortgage rates:

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Home equity rates:

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Yesterday’s most recent market news:

Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey:

  • For the week ending November 12, the rate for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.98 percent with an average 0.6 point, up 0.11 percent from the previous week.
  • The 15-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.20 percent with an average 0.6 point, up 0.11 percent from the previous week.
  • The 5-year Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage averaged 3.03 percent with an average 0.4 point, up 0.7 percent from the previous week.

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RealtyTrac’s October 2015 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report:

  • Foreclosure filings increased 6 percent from September to October, marking the largest monthly increase in foreclosure starts since August 2011.
  • The company attributed the monthly increase in overall foreclosure activity to a 12-percent monthly jump in foreclosure starts, with 48,605 properties beginning the foreclosure process in October.
  • However, with that bad news comes some good news: Foreclosure starts in October were down 14 percent compared to the same month in 2014.

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