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Application activity increases, led by uptick in refis

Mortgage application activity eased 0.8% in the week ending June 15 from the prior week due to a 9% drop in purchase activity. Meanwhile the Refinance Index rose 1% to ~5388, its highest level since April 2009, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) reported. As a percent of total applications, refinancing share increased to 81% from 79%.

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The year started out with a surprise uptick in refinance borrowers took cash out, increasing to 49% in the first quarter of 2017, which is up from 44% in the fourth quarter of 2016.

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Last week the average contract interest rate for 5/1 ARMs decreased to 3.30% from 3.41%, and yesterday the MBA told us that the adjustable-rate mortgage share of activity. has increased to 7.2.

Market Pulse Report Shows Increase in Business Transactions. – Small businesses led transaction activity at the end of 2014, as brokers report the largest increases in business transactions under $499,999 over the previous quarter, according to the 4th Quarter 2014 Market Pulse Survey published by the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), M&A Source and the Pepperdine Private capital market project.

Housing starts cooled in February after robust January