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Mortgage demand increases after a four-week decline

Demand for mortgage loans increased last week as a troubling economic outlook led to a decline in rates, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).

The market composite index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, increased 1.15% for the week ending July 29, after falling for four consecutive weeks to the lowest level in more than two decades

The refinance index rose 1.45% last week compared to the previous week. Meanwhile, the purchase index grew 0.97% in the same period. 

However, compared to one year ago, borrower demand is weak. The MBA data indicates that, in comparison to details ⇒

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