Mortgage Applications Declined 3.7% in Week Ending September 23

Washington, DC, September 28, 2022-Mortgage applications decreased 3.7% from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending September 23, 2022. 

The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, decreased 3.7% on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier. On an unadjusted basis, the Index decreased 4% compared with the previous week. The Refinance Index decreased 11% from the previous week and was 84% lower than the same week one year ago. The seasonally adjusted Purchase Index decreased 0.4% from one week earlier. The unadjusted Purchase Index decreased 1% compared with the previous week and was 29% lower than the same week one year ago.