Mortgage applications declined for the third week in a row, reaching the lowest level since 2000.
Mortgage applications decreased 6.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 15, 2022.
The Refinance Index decreased 4 percent from the previous week and was 80 percent lower than the same week one year ago. The seasonally adjusted Purchase Index decreased 7 percent from one week earlier. The unadjusted Purchase Index increased 16 percent compared with the previous week and was 19 percent lower than the same week one year ago.
Heartache #1: Mortgage rates have risen 99% under Biden.
Heartache #2: Mortgage application have fallen -71% under Biden.
As The Federal Reserve continues to fight inflation caused by 1) excessive stimulus by The Federal Reserve and Federal government surrounding Covid and 2) Biden’s energy policies, we are seeing the mortgage market as collateral damage.