Mortgage Application Volume Down
Washington, DC, Oct. 23, 2013 -- Mortgage application volume dropped slightly last week as decreased refinancing activity offset a slight rise in demand for purchase loans, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
MBA said index of mortgage application activity fell 0.6%.
The refinancing index fell 1.3% while the purchasing index rose 0.7%.
Rates for 30-year mortgages rates edged down 7 basis points to 4.39%.