Mortgage applications in the United States declined 1.2% in the week ended May 20th, following an 11% slump in the previous week, as high prices and rates continue to weigh on buyers' affordability, data from the MBA showed. Applications to refinance a home dropped 3.9%, offsetting a 0.2% increase in the purchasing index. Meanwhile, the average contract rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage edged down by 3bps to 5.46%. Borrowing costs fell for a second straight week but remained at 2009 high levels. source: Mortgage Bankers Association of America

Mortgage Applications in the United States averaged 0.62 percent from 1990 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 112.10 percent in November of 2008 and a record low of -40.50 percent in January of 1993. 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 May of 2022.

Mortgage Applications in the United States is expected to be 2.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States MBA Mortgage Applications is projected to trend around 0.60 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

Ok
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.

Please Paste this Code in your Website
width
height
United States MBA Mortgage Applications



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-05-18 11:00 AM 13/May -11% 2%
2022-05-25 11:00 AM 20/May -1.2% -11%
2022-06-01 11:00 AM 27/May -1.2%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Mortgage Rate 5.46 5.49 percent May 2022
Mortgage Applications -1.20 -11.00 percent May 2022
MBA Purchase Index 225.50 225.00 points May 2022
MBA Mortgage Refinance Index 794.90 826.90 points May 2022
MBA Mortgage Market Index 315.50 319.40 points May 2022
Average Mortgage Size 441.10 449.80 Thousand USD May 2022

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. The survey covers over 75% of all US retail residential mortgage applications.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.20 -11.00 112.10 -40.50 1990 - 2022 percent Weekly
SA

News Stream
Mortgage Applications Fall for 2nd Week: MBA
Mortgage applications in the United States declined 1.2% in the week ended May 20th, following an 11% slump in the previous week, as high prices and rates continue to weigh on buyers' affordability, data from the MBA showed. Applications to refinance a home dropped 3.9%, offsetting a 0.2% increase in the purchasing index. Meanwhile, the average contract rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage edged down by 3bps to 5.46%. Borrowing costs fell for a second straight week but remained at 2009 high levels.
2022-05-25
US Mortgage Applications Fall the Most in 3 Months: MBA
Mortgage applications in the US sank 11% in the week ended May 13th, the biggest decline in three months, as both the purchase (-11.9%) and the refinancing index (-9.5%) plunged. "General uncertainty about the near-term economic outlook, as well as recent stock market volatility, may be causing some households to delay their home search", said Joel Kan, an MBA economist. Meanwhile, the average contract rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage edged down by 4bps to 5.49% but remained at 2009 high levels.
2022-05-18
Mortgage Applications Rise for 2nd Week: MBA
Mortgage applications in the US were up 2% in the week ended May 6th, a second consecutive increase, and despite a rise in borrowing costs as the spring housing market enters its historically busiest time. Applications to purchase a home surged 4.5% while those to refinance a mortgage loan fell 2%. The average contract rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage jumped by 17bps to 5.53%, the highest since 2009. “Despite a slow start to this year’s spring home buying season, prospective buyers are showing some resiliency to higher rates. Purchase activity has now increased for two straight weeks and more borrowers continue to utilize adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) to combat higher rates. The share of ARMs increased to 11% of overall loans and to 19% by dollar volume”, said Joel Kan, an MBA economist.
2022-05-11