Mortgage applications in the United States fell 11.4 percent in the week ended February 19th, the largest decline since April last year, due to higher mortgage rates and the severe winter weather across the South, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Applications to refinance a home loan dropped 11.3 percent, but were up 50 percent year-on-year; while those to purchase a home were down 11.6 percent, but were 7 percent higher than the previous year. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate increased 3.08 percent last week, the highest since last September. source: Mortgage Bankers Association of America

Mortgage Applications in the United States averaged 0.55 percent from 2007 until 2021, 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 February of 2021.

Mortgage Applications in the United States is expected to be 1.70 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 2.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States MBA Mortgage Applications is projected to trend around 0.60 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United States MBA Mortgage Applications

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-11.40 -5.10 55.40 -38.80 2007 - 2021 percent Weekly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-02-03 12:00 PM 29/Jan 8.1% -4.1%
2021-02-10 12:00 PM 05/Feb -4.1% 8.1%
2021-02-17 12:00 PM 12/Feb -5.1% -4.1%
2021-02-24 12:00 PM 19/Feb -11.4% -5.1%
2021-03-03 12:00 PM 26/Feb -11.4%
2021-03-10 12:00 PM 05/Mar
2021-03-17 12:00 PM 12/Mar
2021-03-24 12:00 PM 19/Mar


News Stream
US Mortgage Applications Fall Most Since April: MBA
Mortgage applications in the United States fell 11.4 percent in the week ended February 19th, the largest decline since April last year, due to higher mortgage rates and the severe winter weather across the South, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Applications to refinance a home loan dropped 11.3 percent, but were up 50 percent year-on-year; while those to purchase a home were down 11.6 percent, but were 7 percent higher than the previous year. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate increased to 3.08 percent last week, the highest since last September.
2021-02-24
US Mortgage Applications Drop for 2nd Week in a Row
Mortgage applications in the United States fell 5.1 percent in the week ended February 12th, a second consecutive week of decline, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Applications to refinance a home loan dropped 4.7 percent, but were up 51 percent year-on-year; while those to purchase a home were down 6.1 percent, but were 15 percent higher than the previous year. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate increased 2 basis point to 2.98 percent last week, but was down 79 basis points compared with a year ago.
2021-02-17
US Mortgage Applications Fall in Latest Week
Mortgage applications in the United States fell 4.1 percent in the week ended February 5th, following an 8.1 percent jump in the previous week, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Applications to refinance a home loan declined 4.2 percent to their lowest level in three months; and those to purchase a home dropped 4.7 percent. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate was up 4 basis point to 2.96 percent, the highest level since the week ended November 13th.
2021-02-10
US Mortgage Applications Rebound
Mortgage applications in the United States jumped 8.1 percent in the week ended January 29th, after falling in each of the previous two weeks, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Applications to refinance a home loan soared 11.4 percent; and those to purchase a home edged up 0.1 percent. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate was down 3 basis point to 2.92 percent.
2021-02-03

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.