underwater mortgages

The number of home mortgages that are greater than the value of the house (that is, underwater) fell to just 2% of all mortgages in the third quarter of this year. At the depths of the housing...
Mortgage delinquency and foreclosure rates have reached 20-year lows, according to research firm CoreLogic.
Some 351,000 mortgages rose enough last year to regain positive equity status. The total value of U.S. mortgaged properties rose by $678,000, raising the seven-year gain in home value to $5.5...
Homes that were foreclosed during the housing bust and recession that followed, have regained their value faster than other properties according to a report from Zillow.
U.S. homeowners got a 12% boost in home equity over the past 12 months as the number of U.S. homes with underwater mortgages continues to shrink.
U.S. homeowner equity in the third quarter rose by $871 billion, an increase of 11.8%. The number of underwater homeowners fell by 22%, or 3.6 million homes.
Home buyers may save some serious money if they can find a short sale that meets their needs. What are short sales and what has to happen in order for a sale to close?
Homeowner equity rose by nearly 11% year over year in the second quarter of 2017. That amounts to about $766 billion on total U.S. homeowner equity of $8 trillion.
The number of houses considered equity rich are most concentrated among California's big cities. Many of these areas have been booming because of the strength of the tech industry.
Of more than 51 million mortgaged residential properties in the United States at the end of the third quarter, more than 6% of homeowners owe a mortgage amount greater than the value of the property.
Of more than 50 million mortgaged residential properties in the United States at the end of the first quarter of 2016, approximately 4 million (8%) homeowners owe a mortgage amount greater than the...
Of more than 46 million mortgaged residential properties in the United States at the end of the fourth quarter of 2015, more than 10 had a mortgage amount greater than the value of the property.
At the end of the third quarter, the states with the highest percentage of homes with negative equity included Nevada, Florida and Arizona.
Approximately 9 million mortgaged properties had positive equity below 20% at the end of the second quarter.
Of nearly 45 million mortgaged residential properties in the United States at the end of the first quarter of 2015, about 5 million had mortgages underwater.