– Mortgage demand declined last week due to higher mortgage rates.
– Higher interest rates may deter potential homebuyers from applying for mortgages.

The mortgage industry experienced a slight downturn last week as mortgage rates saw an upward trend, resulting in a decline in mortgage demand. According to industry data, applications for mortgages decreased during this period. The increase in mortgage rates seemed to have deterred potential homebuyers from applying for new loans. Experts suggest that the rise in interest rates may have contributed to hesitation among prospective buyers, who might be evaluating their options or waiting for rates to stabilize. This recent development indicates that borrowers are becoming increasingly sensitive to mortgage rate movements, emphasizing the importance of keeping a close eye on market trends for both industry professionals and homebuyers.

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