7% more Americans to apply for mortgages in 2015 than 2014. Published: Oct 21, 2014 5:36 p.m. LAS VEGAS – With 30-year fixed interest rates likely to remain at or below 4% for the remainder of this year and most of next, 7% more Americans will apply for mortgages in 2015 than in 2014, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) predicted.
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), an industry group, recently increased its mortgage rate predictions and forecast for 2017. This was partly a response to the surge in mortgage rates that occurred during the last few weeks of 2016, and is shown in the chart below.
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The MBA also increased its forecast for purchase loans by 7%, to $1.4 trillion. Unlike Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which have also recently raised their forecasts, the MBA still expects home sales to fall 3% this year, instead of topping last year’s record.
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United States MBA Mortgage Applications 2007-2018 | Data | Chart. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate was steady at 4.81 percent. Mortgage Applications in the United States averaged 0.42 percent from 2007 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 49.10 percent in January of 2015 and a record low of -38.80 percent in January of 2009.
The US dollar is taking a breather midweek following a strong session on Tuesday, driven by strong economic data that left investors feeling ebullient. A string of housing numbers did come out, but the market did anticipate weakness in the sector, which could adjust traders’ minds about the world’s largest economy being on solid footing.
2015. 2016. 2017. Single-family Mortgage Originations (Billions of dollars) Purchase. Refinance–Forecast–Source: Originations are an average of the latest projections released by Mortgage Bankers Association, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Zelman & Associates. Fannie Mae as of October 2016. Zelman, Freddie Mac and MBA forecast as of September 2016.
MBA predicts 7% jump in home purchase applications for 2018. But a rebound lies ahead in 2019, with total originations surging to $1.64 trillion over 2018’s projection. Purchase originations account for the lion’s share of that growth at .24 trillion. refinance originations are expected to fall again to $395 billion.
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BLOG VIEW: The surprising fall in oil prices and interest rates in 2015 tells us that the global economy is still. Throughout the year, 30-year mortgage rates have fluctuated between 3.7% and 4.1%.