Mortgage demand drops to lowest level in 22 years

Mortgage demand drops to lowest level in 22 years

The pain in the mortgage market is only getting worse as higher interest rates and inflation hammer American consumers. Mortgage demand fell more than 6% last week compared with the previous week, hitting the lowest level since 2000, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted index. Applications for a mortgage to purchase a home

Mortgage demand falls to lowest level since 2018, even as interest rates ease

Mortgage demand falls to lowest level since 2018, even as interest rates ease

A single family home is shown for sale in Encinitas, California. Mike Blake | Reuters Mortgage demand slipped to the lowest level since December 2018, even after rates declined slightly last week. Applications for a mortgage to purchase a home fell 1% last week compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s

Mortgage demand falls to the lowest level in 22 years

Mortgage demand falls to the lowest level in 22 years

Mortgage rates are back on the upswing, after a brief decline in May, and the housing market is still suffering from a lack of listings. As a result, mortgage demand continues to drop. Total mortgage application volume fell 6.5% last week compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted index.