underwater mortgage

July 31, 2017

Negative Equity Continues Slow & Steady Decline

The U.S. negative equity rate – the share of all homeowners with a mortgage that are underwater, owing more on their home than it is worth […]
July 17, 2017

Underwater Mortgages Doing Swimmingly, at 11-Year Low

The number of underwater mortgage borrowers has fallen to below 2 million for the first time since 2006.  According to the recent mortgage report from Black […]
June 15, 2017

Homeowner Equity On the Rise

Homeowner equity increased significantly in the first quarter of 2017, according to the Q1 2017 home equity analysis from CoreLogic.  Homeowners with a mortgage, about 63% of […]
December 14, 2016

Homeowners See Equity Rise 11%

The amount of equity homeowners hold grew by $726 billion, or 10.8%, in the third quarter of 2016 versus the year before, according to data from […]
October 7, 2016

Making Gains: Rising Values Help Underwater Homeowners

About 548,000 U.S. homeowners regained equity in the second quarter, bringing the percentage of homes with positive equity to 92.9% of all mortgaged properties, or approximately […]
September 21, 2016

Some Cities Still Drowning in Underwater Mortgages

More than 1 in 10 U.S. homeowners remain underwater on their mortgages.  This number is much less than a year ago and far lower than when the […]
April 9, 2015

Millennials: Untapped and Unwilling Homebuyers?

It’s a largely untapped market Realtors can only dream about: more than 80 million Americans ages 20 to 34, prime time for starting families and moving […]
August 13, 2014

Home Price Growth Slowdown a Mixed Trend for Economy

Home-price appreciation is slowing, a welcome trend for potential buyers but a troubling one for homeowners still looking for relief from underwater mortgages. Single-family housing prices […]
June 19, 2014

Over 40 Million Modified Mortgages are Underwater

More than 40% of the 2 million recently modified mortgages facing interest-rate resets are underwater, according to data released Monday by Black Knight Financial Services. By […]