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Do Homeowners Realize Their Equity Position Has Changed?




Do Homeowners Realize Their Equity Position Has Changed? | Keeping Current Matters

Yesterday, we reported that according to CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report, nearly 268,000 homeowners regained equity and are no longer underwater on their mortgage in the first quarter. Homes with negative equity have decreased by 21.5% year-over-year.

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74% of Households in the US Now Have Significant Equity!




74% of Households in the US Now Have Significant Equity! | Keeping Current Matters

CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 92% of all mortgaged properties are now in a positive equity situation, while 74% now actually have significant equity (defined as more than 20%)! The report also revealed that 268,000 households regained equity in the first quarter of 2016 and are no longer under water.

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Foreclosure Rate Drops to New Post-Crisis Low [INFOGRAPHIC]




Foreclosure Rate Drops to New Post-Crisis Low [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

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What’s Happening in the Real Estate Market?




What’s Happening in the Real Estate Market? | Keeping Current Matters

This is a pretty common question that a potential home buyer or seller may be asking themselves. Leading economists in real estate converged in New Orleans this past week as they presented their answer to this question at the 50th Annual Real Estate Journalism Conference for the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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Here Comes the Housing Inventory!!




Here Comes the Housing Inventory!! | Keeping Current Matters

Almost every real estate conversation revolves around the continuous rise in house values over the last four years. Some have even mentioned a concern about another possible bubble forming. However, the recent increase in prices can be attributed to a very simple principle: supply and demand.

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