Markets & Economy

Daily market update: October 13, 2016

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Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey:

  • The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 3.47 percent with an average 0.6 point for the week ending October 13, 2016.
  • This is up from last week when it averaged 3.42 percent.
  • A year ago, the 30-year FRM averaged 3.82 percent.

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Mortgage Bankers Association’s Builder Applications Survey for September 2016:

  • Mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 3 percent year-over-year.
  • Applications decreased 7 percent month-over-month.
  • Conventional loans comprised 68.8 percent of loan applications.

 

Mortgage rates:

 

Home equity rates:

Most recent market news:

Mortgage Bankers Association’s weekly application rates:

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  • Mortgage applications decreased 6.0 percent from one week earlier for the week ending October 7, 2016.
  • The refinance share of mortgage activity decreased to 62.4 percent of total applications from 63.8 percent the previous week.
  • The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming loan balances increased to 3.68 percent from 3.62 percent the previous week.

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