Tag Archives: demand

Lower Rates Give Loan Demand Slight Boost

After several weeks of drops in interest rates, mortgage applications finally got a modest lift as refinancers and home buyers took advantage of the dip — albeit still at an anemic...

Refi Applications Boost Loan Demand

As mortgage rates hover nearly yearly lows, more home owners are viewing it as the last opportunity to take advantage by refinancing and lowering their borrowing costs. An increase in...

Lower Rates Aren’t Lifting Loan Demand

Lower mortgage rates in recent weeks aren’t triggering a pickup in mortgage applications. For the fifth time in the past six weeks, mortgage applications dropped nationwide,...

Fed’s Taper Talk Deflates Loan Demand

Mortgage applications fell last week on the heels of the Federal Reserve’s announcement that it would start to taper its bond-buying stimulus program after the first of the year....

Apartment Demand Soars, Rents Constrained

Apartment vacancies fell by 10 basis points in the third quarter to 4.2 percent, according to a preliminary look of the ReisReports third-quarter market report for the apartment,...

Loan Demand Continues to Soften

Applications for mortgage refinances continued to tumble last week as mortgage rates hovered near two-year highs. ...

Loan Demand Falls as Rates Move Up

As mortgage rates rose last week, mortgage applications dropped 3 percent, moving to their lowest level since November 2011, the Mortgage Banker’s Association reports. ...

Big-Ticket Homes in Higher Demand

The luxury home market is gaining momentum, with prices rising and many areas where upscale housing once struggled now turning into a seller’s market, according to the Institute for...

Loan Demand Picks Up Steam

Mortgage applications rose 5 percent last week as mortgage rates declined, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported in its weekly mortgage market survey for the week ending April 12,...

Builders Step Up Construction Due to Rising Demand

Homebuilders broke ground on homes in March at the fastest pace since June 2008, mostly fueled by a surge in apartment construction, the Commerce Department reports. ...