Equity Archive

Housing Wealth Recovery

In just a short two years, the nation’s property owners have accumulated nearly $4 trillion in housing wealth.  During the harsh downturn, $7 trillion was wiped out.  As a result, the housing market is still in recovery mode and...

Housing Equity 2013

With the end of 2013 closing in, it is time to take stock of the impact from the strong 2013 housing market. Home price growth was robust in 2013 compared to 2012 and is currently forecast by NAR Research...

Homeowner Equity

Housing equity rose 30% or more than $2 trillion over the past year as prices rose, home purchases rebounded, and mortgages outstanding continued to decline according to second quarter data from the Federal Reserve’s Flow of Funds. Mortgage debt...

Homeowner Equity

Housing equity rose nearly 30%, or nearly $2 trillion, over the past year as prices rose, home purchases rebounded, and mortgages outstanding continued to decline according to first quarter data from the Federal Reserve’s Flow of Funds. Mortgage debt...

The View from Underwater

Based on the latest Corelogic report on negative equity, 11.1 million, or 22.8 percent, of all residential properties with a mortgage were in negative equity at the end of the fourth quarter of 2011....