Weekly Mortgage Refinancing Demand Jumps as Some Fear End of Super-Low Rates is Near

CNBC, June 23, 2021–Diane Olick
Mortgage rates rose last week, along with demand for refinances. That may sound counterintuitive, but it speaks to the larger picture of where mortgage rates are heading. Applications to refinance a home loan rose 3% last week from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted index.