A sharp rise in interest rates at the end of last week sent mortgage applications on a slide. Total volume fell 4.6 percent for the week.» Read More
After weeks of mortgage market weakness, loan applications rose last week, led by a surge in applications to purchase a home.
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Weekly mortgage applications plummeted to a four-week low last week. CNBC's Diana Olick reports the most recent data out of the housing market.
Weekly mortgage applications plummeted to a four-year low last week despite positive reads on the market.
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Despite warmer weather, relatively stable interest rates and more homes coming on the market for sale, mortgage applications fell last week.
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