Mortgage Demand Swells amid Suspended Interest Rate Hikes

The Mortgage Bankers Association said there was a 10% jump in homeownership demand last week in anticipation of paused rate hikes.  Mortgage demand in the US recently climbed considerably after the Federal Reserve signaled that it could pause interest rate hikes. The increase in applications for home-buying was a direct result of reduced mortgage rates … Read more

Mortgage Demand Up despite Interest Rates Volatility

The demand for mortgage is rising as high rates do not discourage prospective homebuyers for making mortgage applications. Mortgage demand has risen for the second consecutive week despite some volatility in mortgage interest rates. However, although applications to purchase a home climbed 7% this week, the figure is still 38% down from the same week … Read more

Mortgage Rates Rise Over 7% for First Time since October as Inflation Shows No Signs of Abating

Mortgage rates jumped 7.1% Thursday following last week’s 28-year low decline in homeownership applications due to raging inflation.  Mortgage rates have climbed back over 7% following increased higher yields from inflation fears. According to Mortgage News Daily, the 30-year fixed mortgage average rate jumped to 7.1% on Thursday. Generally, increased concern that inflation is not abating … Read more