Mortgage applications in the United States rose by 6.8 percent in the week ended August 7th, rebounding from a 5.1 percent drop in the previous week as rates fell again to new record lows, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Applications to refinance a home loan jumped 9.1 percent to its highest level since April, and homebuyer mortgage applications increased 2 percent. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate went down 8 bps to a fresh all-time low of 3.06 percent.

Mortgage Applications in the United States averaged 0.57 percent from 2007 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 55.40 percent in March of 2020 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. United States MBA Mortgage Applications - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2020. source: Mortgage Bankers Association of America

Mortgage Applications in the United States is expected to be -3.50 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 2021, according to our econometric models.

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United States MBA Mortgage Applications

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.80 -5.10 55.40 -38.80 2007 - 2020 percent Weekly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-07-22 11:00 AM 17/Jul 4.1% 5.1%
2020-07-29 11:00 AM 24/Jul -0.8% 4.1%
2020-08-05 11:00 AM 31/Jul -5.1% -0.8%
2020-08-12 11:00 AM 07/Aug 6.8% -5.1%
2020-08-19 11:00 AM 14/Aug 6.8%
2020-08-26 11:00 AM 21/Aug
2020-09-02 11:00 AM 28/Aug
2020-09-09 11:00 AM 04/Sep


News Stream
US Mortgage Applications Rebound in Latest Week
Mortgage applications in the United States rose by 6.8 percent in the week ended August 7th, rebounding from a 5.1 percent drop in the previous week as rates fell again to new record lows, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Applications to refinance a home loan jumped 9.1 percent to its highest level since April, and homebuyer mortgage applications increased 2 percent. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate went down 8 bps to a fresh all-time low of 3.06 percent.
2020-08-12
US Mortgage Applications Drop for 2nd Week
Mortgage applications in the United States fell by 5.1 percent in the week ended July 31st, the second consecutive period of decrease, despite rates hitting fresh record lows, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Applications to refinance a home loan were down 6.8 percent, while homebuyer mortgage applications declined 1.8 percent. Year-on-year, applications to refinance a home loan were 84% higher and those to purchase a home were up 22 percent. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate dropped 6 bps to an all-time low of 3.14 percent.
2020-08-05
US Mortgage Applications Fall for 1st Time in a Month
Mortgage applications in the United States fell 0.8 percent in the week ended July 24th, following three consecutive periods of increases, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Homebuyer moortgage applications were down 1.5 percent, while applications to refinance a home loan dropped 0.4 percent. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate stood at 3.20 percent, remaining close to an all-time low of 3.19 percent hit two weeks ago.
2020-07-29
US Mortgage Applications Rise for 3rd Week in a Row
Mortgage applications in the United States rose 4.1 percent in the week ended July 17th, the third consecutive period of increase, as rates remained at record low levels, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Applications to refinance a home loan advanced 5.3 percent, while homebuyer mortgage applications were up 1.8 percent. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate increased 1 bps to 3.20 percent, little-changed from the previous week's all-time low.
2020-07-22

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.