Mortgage applications decreased for the second consecutive week, falling 1.9% from last week, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 6, 2018.
On an unadjusted basis, the index decreased 1% from last week.
The Refinance Index fell 2% from the previous week. The Purchase Index also decreased, also dropping 2% from last week.
The refinance share of mortgage activity decreased from last week’s 38.5% to 38.4% of total applications, still its lowest level since September 2008.
The adjustable-rate mortgage share of activity decreased from 6.5% last week to 6.3% of total applications.
The Federal Housing Administration share of applications increased from 10.1% last week to 11% this week, and the Veterans Affairs' share of applications increased from 10.3% last week to 10.9%.
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