Mortgage application filings rose 3.8% for the week ending May 18 as low interest rates spurred along refinancing activity, an industry trade group said.
The Mortgage Bankers Association said refinancing application activity shot up 5.6% while an index measuring home purchases fell 3% from a week earlier.
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