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New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Jump 54.1%

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS), which tracks application volume from mortgage subsidies of home builders across the U.S., reports that for June 2020, mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 54.1% year-over-year.

Mortgage Applications Increase in Week Ending July 10th 2020

According to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Application Survey, for the week ending 10th July 2020, the Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, increased 5.1% on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier.

Consumer Price Indices Rise in June

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is reporting that after three continuous months of declines, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and “Core” CPI rose 0.6% in June, on a seasonally adjusted basis, as the U.S. economy reopened.