Daily market update: May 4, 2016

Mortgage rates plus all the latest daily real estate market news

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Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Applications Survey:

  • Mortgage applications decreased 3.4 percent from one week earlier.
  • The refinance share of mortgage activity decreased to 52.9 percent of total applications from 54.4 percent the previous week.
  • The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming loan balances increased to 3.87 percent from 3.85 percent.

Mortgage rates:


Home equity rates:

Yesterday’s most recent market news:

CoreLogic’s home price index for March 2016:

  • Home prices increased 6.7 percent year-over-year in March 2016.
  • Month over month, prices increased 2.1 percent
  • CoreLogic forecasts that prices will increase 5.3 percent year-over-year in March 2017.


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