Mortgage refinances may drop 77% by 2012

Last week’s interest rate was the highest since April 2012 and the first time rates have been above 4 percent since early May of last year. adjusted index of mortgage application activity, which.

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Each of the four major regions saw a monthly decline, including an 11.5% drop in the Northeast. and he also noted mortgage availability problems – possibly because a surge in refinance applications.

 · Mortgage applications are soaring-a direct result of last week’s significant drop in interest rates. According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, applications for mortgage loans are up more than 26% compared to this time last week. The jump comes after rates dipped to 3.82% last week-their lowest point in almost two years.

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For the first time since 2001, the FHA has lowered its mortgage insurance premiums (MIP). Complete analysis and review, plus a complimentary FHA rate quote.

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Mortgage Refinances May Drop 77% by 2012. Residential mortgage refinances are expected to deteriorate over the next two years due to factors not limited to rising interest rates. Some are predicting that mortgage refinancings, in fact, will fall by 77% by 2012 and drag down the overall market.

It appears there may. refinance, even if they fully qualify. The main reason is that the cost of mortgage-insurance premiums (MIP) has increased in recent years. An FHA borrower seeking to.

The share of mortgages issued by nonbanks grew, in part, because banks pulled back from extending mortgage credit to borrowers with lower credit scores in the aftermath of the financial crisis..

FHA no longer will drop mortgage insurance premiums. (AUS) approves an application, an underwriter may reverse this approval with a closer review of the data.. but will experience a net loss.

Mortgage Applications drop. july 11, 2012 8:17 am EDT.. Refinancing applications accounted for 77% of all applications in the week.. and the average loan size for a refinance fell from.

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The drop in. the Mortgage Bankers Association said Wednesday. The share of home-loan applicants seeking to refinance climbed to 58.9 percent, the highest since mid-February, from 56.4 percent, the.