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Flatness Projected for December New Home Sales

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) reported Thursday that applications for new home purchases fell 0.4 percent month-over-month in December. Despite the drop in applications, MBA estimates that new home sales in December came to an unadjusted 28,000, flat from November, while the seasonally adjusted annual sales rate moved up 2 percent to 409,000.

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Mortgage Applications Post Biggest Increase in Six Years

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) reported Wednesday that mortgage application volumes jumped by a seasonally adjusted 49.1 percent for the week ending January 9. The surge—the largest weekly increase since 2008, MBA said—followed a sharp drop in 2014's closing weeks.

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Mortgage Apps Drop Sharply in Year-End Survey

Total mortgage application volumes, including both purchase loans and refinances, fell 9.1 percent over the two weeks ending January 2, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) reported Wednesday. The results include adjustments for the Christmas and New Year's Day holidays.

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Mortgage Applications Rise in Latest Index

The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) seasonally adjusted mortgage application index ticked up 0.9 percent for the week ending December 19, the trade group reported Wednesday. Unadjusted, the index rose 0.4 percent.

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Mortgage Apps Fall Despite Declining Rates

The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) survey of mortgage activity shows application volumes fell 3.3 percent for the week ending December 12. Taking out adjustments for seasonal influences, application numbers were down 4 percent week-over-week.

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Mortgage Application Fraud Continues to Climb

In its annual analysis of mortgage fraud across the country, LexisNexis Risk Solutions found 74 percent of mortgages submitted to its Mortgage Industry Data Exchange last year involved some sort of fraud or misrepresentation on the application. That figure compares to 69 percent in 2012 and 61 percent in 2011.

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New Home Purchase Applications Plummet

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) monthly survey of loan application volumes at home builders shows new home purchase activity was down 22 percent month-over-month in November, the group said Thursday. Looking at all indicators, MBA estimates new single-family home sales ran at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 401,000 units last month, a 13 percent drop from the association's October estimate.

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Mortgage Applications Pull Up from Latest Decline

Total mortgage application volumes increased 7.3 percent for the week ending December 5, according to survey data from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). The jump, which includes seasonal adjustments, followed a drop of the same amount the week prior.

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Mortgage Apps See Minor November Gain

Based on weekly application data released by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), macroeconomics firm Capital Economics calculated a 0.3 percent increase in mortgage applications last month. The meager uptick compares to a 10.1 percent surge in October.

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Mortgage Applications Lose Steam in Latest Survey

MBA's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey, a closely watched measure of application volumes, dropped 4.3 percent for the week ending November 21, the group said Wednesday. The decline followed a 4.9 percent bump during the previous week, which included an adjustment for Veterans Day.

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