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Mortgage Applications (Aug.)

Home purchase applications fell for a fifth consecutive month in August, leaving them down by 40% from their high in January. With mortgage rates once again rising and against a backdrop of stretched affordability, a weak economic outlook and a slump in homebuyer confidence, we expect demand will fall a little further in the coming months.

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