MBA Chart of the Week May 20, 2022: ARM Loan Trends

The recent increase in the adjustable-rate mortgage share of applications has caught the attention of market participants and the media. The ARM share has increased from 3.1 percent in the first week of January to 10.3 percent as of the week ending May 13, peaking at 10.8 percent the week prior.

Existing Home Sales Fall to Near 2-Year Low

Existing home sales fell for the third straight month, the National Association of Realtors reported Thursday, to their lowest level since June 2020.

Highlights of MBA’s Revised May Forecasts

The Mortgage Bankers Association this week released its revised monthly Economic Forecast and monthly Mortgage Finance Forecast. Here are highlights and commentary from MBA Associate Vice President of Economic and Industry Forecasting Joel Kan:

Highlights of MBA’s Revised May Forecasts

The Mortgage Bankers Association this week released its revised monthly Economic Forecast and monthly Mortgage Finance Forecast. Here are highlights and commentary from MBA Associate Vice President of Economic and Industry Forecasting Joel Kan:

MBA Weekly Applications Survey May 11, 2022: Winning Streak at 2

Mortgage applications posted rare back-to-back weekly increases despite interest rates hitting a 13-year high, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported Wednesday in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 6.

MBA Weekly Applications Survey May 11, 2022: Winning Streak at 2

Mortgage applications posted rare back-to-back weekly increases despite interest rates hitting a 13-year high, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported Wednesday in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 6.