Mortgageapplications fell 3.4% in the week ended April 29 compared to the previous weekon a seasonally adjusted basis, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported.
Themarket composite index, which measures mortgage loan application volume, fell3% week over week on an unadjusted basis.
Theseasonally adjusted purchase index decreased 0.1% compared to the previous weekand increased 1% week over week on an unadjusted basis. The unadjusted purchaseindex was 13% above the year-ago level for the same week.
Therefinance index slipped 6% from the week-ago period.