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Mortgage applications sink to 1995 levels as rates soar

As the 30-year fixed mortgage rate increased for the sixth consecutive week to 7.70%, mortgage applications slumped, hitting their lowest level since 1995.

Last Monday, in an attempt to calm the markets, a coalition of housing trade groups — including the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), National Association of Realtors (NAR) and National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) demanded that the Federal Reserve to provide clarity on the Fed’s details ⇒

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