Julie Haviv Archive

US Home Refinancing Jumps While Purchasing Slumps

Looks like a better functioning refi market with new construction and prices remaining relatively low as the tax credit ends. No sign of credit growth coming from this sector any time soon. US Home Refinancing Jumps While Purchasing Slumps By Julie Haviv May 26 (Reuters) — U.S. mortgage applications to refinance home ...Read More

Mortgage applications soar

Home loan demand surges to near four-year high By Julie Haviv (Reuters) U.S. mortgage applications surged last week, with demand hitting its highest in nearly four years as interest rates plunged, an industry group said on Wednesday. The Mortgage Bankers Association said its seasonally adjusted index of mortgage applications, which includes both ...Read More