New-home mortgage app volume rises as price growth slows, rates drop

Unless inflation picks up, rates and home sales will stabilize in the new year as GDP growth slows to 2.3 percent, down from 3.1 percent in 2018, says Fannie Mae Chief Economist Doug Duncan.

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When the bay area home market took off in April 2012, the median home sale price was $425,000. That price point no longer exists in Santa Clara, San Mateo and San Francisco counties. This property is an example of what is available today at that 2012 median sale price. (Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group)

Homebuyers dominated the mortgage market last week, but refinancers sat on the sidelines despite the lowest interest rates of the year. Mortgage applications rise 1.5 percent, as interest rates.

New home sales are obviously a smaller. The increase in sales has been helped by both lower mortgage rates and the lack of.

Mortgage applications. said slightly higher mortgages rates last week led to a decrease in application volume. “Furthermore, the average loan size for purchase applications increased to a record.

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Most Read. The average rate for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage with conforming loan balances was unchanged at 4.69%, with points also steady at 0.43 for 80% loan-to-value ratio loans. Rates for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with jumbo loan balances averaged 4.56%, down from 4.6%, with points decreasing to 0.27 from 0.36. The average.

The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages (frm) with conforming loan balances of $453,100 or less increased to 4.83 percent from 4.75 percent. Points increased to 0.53.

As mortgage apps rise for new homes, interest rates decrease April 9, 2015 mortgage rates continued to fall in the week ended April 9 , according to Freddie Mac, while mortgage applications are on track for growth in the beginning of the spring home buying season.

“This trend supports the fact that lower mortgage rates have started to entice buyers this spring and foreshadows a potential strengthening of existing home sales in the months to come.” New home..

Average house prices rose again in February, up 0.5% over the month, the biggest rise in five months. The Your Move House Price Index found the North West, East Midlands, South West and Wales all saw new peak average prices in the month. Annually, however, price growth continued to slow, slipping to 0.6% from 0.7% in January 2018.