Mortgage industry experts observed last week saw a significant increase in purchase applications for home loans, despite mortgage rates remaining consistent near 7%. These applications, which are typically used for buying a home, were able to pull out an 8% week-to-week gain. This demonstrates an improving trend in the market, and possible strength in the housing industry.

It appears that the strong rise in purchase applications can be attributed to the improving economy, even with higher mortgage rates. Thus, even with higher rates, more people are seeking to buy a house. Consumers also responded well to the news, becoming more comfortable and prepared to take out home mortgages.

Key Takeaways:
– Mortgage rates remain near 7%
– Purchase applications experienced an 8% week-to-week gain
– Improving economy has contributed to strong purchase applications
– Consumers responded well to higher rates and are more comfortable to take out home mortgages

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