Mortgage applications in the United States increased 1.6 percent in the week ended March 15th 2019, following a 2.3 percent gain in the previous week, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Applications to purchase a home rose 0.3 percent and refinance applications advanced 3.5 percent. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate went down by 9bps to 4.55 percent. Mortgage Applications in the United States averaged 0.43 percent from 2007 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 49.10 percent in January of 2015 and a record low of -38.80 percent in January of 2009.

Mortgage Applications in the United States is expected to be 3.40 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 2.70 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States MBA Mortgage Applications is projected to trend around 0.90 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-27 12:00 PM MBA Mortgage Applications 5.3% 3.6%
2019-03-06 12:00 PM MBA Mortgage Applications -2.5% 5.3%
2019-03-13 11:00 AM MBA Mortgage Applications 2.3% -2.5%
2019-03-20 11:00 AM MBA Mortgage Applications 1.6% 2.3%
2019-03-27 11:00 AM MBA Mortgage Applications 1.6%
2019-04-03 11:00 AM MBA Mortgage Applications
2019-04-10 11:00 AM MBA Mortgage Applications


United States Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 1345.00 1326.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 1230.00 1037.00 2494.00 478.00 Thousand units [+]
New Home Sales 607.00 652.00 1389.00 270.00 Thousand units [+]
Pending Home Sales -2.30 -9.90 30.90 -24.30 percent [+]
Existing Home Sales 5510.00 4930.00 7250.00 1370.00 Thousand [+]
Construction Spending 1.30 -0.80 5.90 -4.80 percent [+]
Housing Index 0.30 0.40 1.20 -1.70 percent [+]
Nahb Housing Market Index 62.00 62.00 78.00 8.00 [+]
Mortgage Rate 4.55 4.64 10.56 3.47 percent [+]
Mortgage Applications 1.60 2.30 49.10 -38.80 percent [+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index 212.96 213.45 213.85 100.00 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 64.80 64.40 69.20 62.90 percent [+]


United States MBA Mortgage Applications

Mortgage Applications measure the change in the number of new applications for mortgages backed by the Mortgage Bankers Association during the reported week. Mortgage applications include both refinancing and home purchasing. This page provides - United States MBA Mortgage Applications - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States MBA Mortgage Applications - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.60 2.30 49.10 -38.80 2007 - 2019 percent Weekly
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Country Last Previous
United Kingdom 40634.00 Jan/19
United States 1.60 Mar/19


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