Mortgage applications in the United States went down 1.2 percent in the week ended January 22nd 2019, after a 30.2 percent rise in the previous week, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Refinance applications decreased 1.8 percent while applications to purchase a home fell 2.0 percent. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate was unchanged at 3.87 percent.

Mortgage Applications in the United States averaged 0.52 percent from 2007 until 2020, 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. This page provides - United States MBA Mortgage Applications - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. source: Mortgage Bankers Association of America

Mortgage Applications in the United States is expected to be 2.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Mortgage Applications in the United States to stand at 0.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States MBA Mortgage Applications is projected to trend around 0.90 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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United States MBA Mortgage Applications

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.20 30.20 49.10 -38.80 2007 - 2020 percent Weekly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-12-26 12:00 PM 20/Dec -5.3% -5%
2020-01-08 12:00 PM 03/Jan 13.5% -5.3%
2020-01-15 12:00 PM 10/Jan 30.2% 13.5%
2020-01-22 12:00 PM 17/Jan -1.2% 30.2%
2020-01-29 12:00 PM 24/Jan -1.2%


News Stream
2020-01-15
US Mortgage Applications Surge 30%
Mortgage applications in the United States went up 30.2 percent in the week ended January 10th 2019, following a 13.5 percent rise in the previous week, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. It was the biggest gain since the week ended March 20th 2009, as refinancing applications increased 42.7 percent due to a drop in mortgage rates while applications to purchase a home rose 15.5 percent. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate went down 4bps to 3.87 percent.

2020-01-08
US Mortgage Applications Rise: MBA
Mortgage applications in the United States went up 13.5 percent in the week ended January 3rd 2019, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Refinance applications increased 24.6 percent while applications to purchase a home rose 3.0 percent. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate went down 4bps to 3.91 percent.

2019-12-26
US Mortgage Applications Fall: MBA
Mortgage applications in the United States dropped 5.3 percent in the week ended December 20th 2019, after a 5.0 percent fall in the previous week, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Refinance applications went down 5.1 percent while applications to purchase a home decreased 4.8 percent. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate went up 1 bps to 3.99 percent.

2019-12-18
US Mortgage Applications Fall: MBA
Mortgage applications in the United States slumped 5.0 percent in the week ended December 13th 2019, after a 3.8 percent rise in the previous week, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Refinance applications went down 6.5 percent while applications to purchase a home decreased 2.1 percent. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate was unchanged at 3.98 percent.

2019-12-11
US Mortgage Applications Rebound: MBA
Mortgage applications in the United States increased 3.8 percent in the week ended December 6th 2019, after a 9.2 percent drop in the previous week, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Refinance applications went up 8.7 percent while applications to purchase a home edged down 0.4 percent. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate increased slightly by 1bps to 3.98 percent.

2019-12-04
US Mortgage Applications Fall: MBA
Mortgage applications in the United States slumped 9.2 percent in the week ended November 29th 2019, after a 1.5 percent rise in the previous week, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Refinance applications went down 15.6 percent while applications to purchase a home increased 0.9 percent. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate was unchanged at 3.37 percent.


United States MBA Mortgage Applications
In the US, the MBA Weekly Mortgage Application Survey is a comprehensive overview of the nationwide mortgage market and covers all types of mortgage originators, including commercial banks, thrift institutions and mortgage banking companies. The entire market is represented by the Market Index which covers all mortgage applications during the week, whether for a purchase or to refinance.

United States Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 1416.00 1474.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 1608.00 1375.00 2494.00 478.00 Thousand units [+]
New Home Sales 719.00 710.00 1389.00 270.00 Thousand units [+]
Pending Home Sales 7.40 4.90 30.90 -24.30 percent [+]
Existing Home Sales 5540.00 5350.00 7250.00 1370.00 Thousand [+]
Construction Spending 0.60 0.10 5.90 -4.80 percent [+]
Nahb Housing Market Index 75.00 76.00 78.00 8.00 [+]
Housing Index 0.20 0.20 1.20 -1.80 percent [+]
Mortgage Rate 3.87 3.87 10.56 3.47 percent [+]
Mortgage Applications -1.20 30.20 49.10 -38.80 percent [+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index 218.43 218.24 218.43 100.00 points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 64.80 64.10 69.20 62.90 percent [+]