Bankers Association (MBA) reported on Wednesday the mortgage application volume
in the U.S. rose 2.0 percent in the week ended September 6, following a 3.1
percent drop in the previous week.
the report, applications to purchase a home rose 5.0 percent, while refinance
applications increased 0.4 percent.
average fixed 30-year mortgage rate decreased to 3.82 percent from 3.87
essentially unchanged, but August overall was the strongest month of activity
so far in 2019,” noted Joel Kan, an MBA economist.