According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, applications for Mortgages plunged 3.1% in the week ending August 4. Refinance applications also plunged 4%, and worse, the Purchase Index is down 27% from a year earlier. This is the Biden economy!
Mortgage applications decreased 3.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 4, 2023.
The "Market Composite Index," a measure of mortgage loan application volume, decreased 3.1 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier.
On an unadjusted basis, the Index decreased 4 percent compared with the previous week.
The Refinance Index decreased 4 percent from the previous week and was 37 percent lower than the same week one year ago.
The seasonally adjusted Purchase Index decreased 3 percent from one week earlier.
The unadjusted Purchase Index decreased 3 percent compared with the previous week and was 27 percent lower than the same week one year ago.
Here is a chart of mortgage purchase applications with Biden’s record in the orange box: