Daily market update: June 8, 2016

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Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Applications Survey:

  • Mortgage applications increased 9.3 percent week-over-week.
  • The refinance share of mortgage activity decreased to 53.8 percent of total applications from 54.3 percent the previous week.
  • The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming loan balances decreased to 3.83 percent from 3.85 percent, with points decreasing to 0.33 from 0.36 (including the origination fee).

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Home equity rates:

Yesterday’s most recent market news:

CoreLogic Home Price Index for April 2016:

  • Home prices nationwide increased 6.2 percent year-over-year in April 2016.
  • Prices increased 1.8 percent month-over-month.
  • The CoreLogic HPI Forecast indicates that home prices will increase by 5.3 percent on a year-over-year basis from April 2016 to April 2017, and 0.9 percent month-over-month.

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Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) for May 2016:

  • The HPSI increased 1.6 points to 85.3 in May.
  • This is a new all-time survey high.
  • The net share of consumers who expect that home prices will go up over the next 12 months rose 5 percentage points, followed by a 3 percentage point increase in the net share of consumers who expect mortgage interest rates to go down over the next 12 months.

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