Mortgage Loan applications increased in in latest MBA weekly survey

MBA purchases and refinances have increased, even on a seasonally adjusted basis.  This reflects, more than anything, the improving employment situation rather than monetary stimulus. Rates are virtually unchanged since the Fed announcement.

Via MBA:

The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, increased 5.8% from one week earlier. The Refinance Index increased 6.0 percent from the previous week. The Purchase Index increased 3.1 percent compared with the previous week and was 14.0 percent lower than the same week one year ago.
Recent Mortgage rates;  source Mortgage-x

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