Mortgage applications in the United States rose 0.8 percent in the week ended December 18th, the second consecutive month of increase, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Applications to refinance a home loan advanced 3.8 percent, up 124 percent year-on-year; while those to purchase a home decreased 4.6 percent, but were 26 percent higher than a year ago. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate was up 1 basis point to 2.86 percent last week, remaining close to an all-time low of 2.85 percent the week before. source: Mortgage Bankers Association of America

Mortgage Applications in the United States averaged 0.57 percent from 2007 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 55.40 percent in March of 2020 and a record low of -38.80 percent in January of 2009. 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 January of 2021.

Mortgage Applications in the United States is expected to be 1.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Mortgage Applications in the United States to stand at 2.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States MBA Mortgage Applications is projected to trend around 0.90 percent in 2021 and 0.60 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United States MBA Mortgage Applications

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.80 1.10 55.40 -38.80 2007 - 2020 percent Weekly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-12-02 12:00 PM MBA Mortgage Applications 27/Nov -0.6% 3.9%
2020-12-09 12:00 PM MBA Mortgage Applications 04/Dec -1.2% -0.6%
2020-12-16 12:00 PM MBA Mortgage Applications 11/Dec 1.1% -1.2%
2020-12-23 12:00 PM MBA Mortgage Applications 18/Dec 0.8% 1.1%
2021-01-06 12:00 PM MBA Mortgage Applications 01/Jan
2021-01-06 12:00 PM MBA Mortgage Applications 25/Dec 0.8%
2021-01-13 12:00 PM MBA Mortgage Applications 08/Jan
2021-01-20 12:00 PM MBA Mortgage Applications 15/Jan


News Stream
US Mortgage Applications Rise for 2nd Week
Mortgage applications in the United States rose 0.8 percent in the week ended December 18th, the second consecutive month of increase, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Applications to refinance a home loan advanced 3.8 percent, up 124 percent year-on-year; while those to purchase a home decreased 4.6 percent, but were 26 percent higher than a year ago. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate was up 1 basis point to 2.86 percent last week, remaining close to an all-time low of 2.85 percent the week before.
2020-12-23
US Mortgage Applications Rise as Rates Fall to New Low
Mortgage applications in the United States rose 1.1 percent in the week ended December 11th, rebounding from two straight weeks of declines, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Applications to purchase a home increased 1.8 percent, up 26 percent year-on-year; while those for refinance a home loan advanced 1.4 percent, up 105 percent year-on-year. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate was down 5 bps to 2.85 percent last week, a record low.
2020-12-16
Mortgage Applications Fall for 2nd Week: MBA
Mortgage applications in the United States went down 1.2 percent in the week ended December 4th, following a 0.6 percent decline in the previous period. Applications to purchase a home sank 5 percent but were still up 22 percent annually. Applications to refinance a home loan increased 1.8 percent, rising 89 percent year-on-year. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate declined to 2.9 percent from 2.92 percent, setting a new record low for the 14th time so far this year.
2020-12-09
US Mortgage Applications Fall Due to Drop in Refinancing
Mortgage applications in the United States fell 0.6 percent in the week ended November 27th, after rising 3.9 percent in the previous period, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Applications to refinance a home loan plunged 4.6 percent, but were still up 102 percent year-on-year; while those to purchase a home jumped 9 percent, up 28 percent year-on-year. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate was unchanged at 2.92 percent last week, a record low.
2020-12-02

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.