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MBA: Housing Market Experiences Continued Decrease in Mortgage Applications

Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey shows a decrease of 1.8% in mortgage applications on the Market Composite Index on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier, according to data for the week ending July 22, 2022.

On an unadjusted basis, the Index decreased 2% compared with the previous week. The Refinance Index decreased 4% from the previous week and was 83% lower than the same week one year ago. The

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Mark Buhler

The Surfing Appraiser

Riding the waves of the appraisal profession can result in a range of outcomes and emotions over time. Appraisers, and surfers, have varying levels of

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Timothy Andersen, MAI, MSc., CDEI, MNAA

“Naked, Unarmed, and Alone?”

Question: “My state board recently charged me with authoring a misleading report. I got the client to write a letter to the state indicating my

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