Mortgage Fraud Risk Falls to New Low

First American Financial Corp., Santa Ana, Calif., said frequency of defects, fraudulence and misrepresentation in the information submitted in mortgage loan applications decreased by 3.0 percent from December to the lowest level since the company began tracking such data in 2011.

Mortgage Applications Dip in MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications fell last week from one week earlier, even as key interest rates held below 4 percent, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 29.

Mortgage Applications Increase in MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications increased from one week earlier as key interest rates stayed below 4 percent, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 22.

Ellie Mae: October Refis Show Strength

Ellie Mae, Pleasanton, Calif., said refinances accounted for the highest percentage of closed loans in October since March 2015.

Mortgage Applications Dip in MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased slightly from one week earlier as key interest rates fell back below 4 percent, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 1.