Zillow: Gen X homeowners struggling to build equity



Gen X homeowners bore the brunt of the housing crash, and it still shows a decade later as they lag behind in gaining equity in their homes

Delaying homeownership puts millennials’ finances in jeopardy, experts warn



Many millennials are said to be delaying their entrance into the housing market, and that decision could impact their finances for years to come, real estate experts warn.

Homeowners get richer as equity doubles



Homeowners are getting richer thanks to the rise in home prices, CoreLogic says in its latest Home Price Index and HPI Forecast.

1 in 10 homeowners still underwater, says Zillow



Both urban and suburban communities have a significant share of homeowners in negative equity five years into the recovery, according to the new second quarter Zillow Negative Equity Report.

Bitland Introduces Digital Land Registry



Bitland is introducing a digital Land Registry system that is to be initially rolled out in Ghana where approximately 78% of land is registered. Bitland is a US based platform for real estate registration and it’s hoped its database will be useful in countries where there is currently no real system of land ownership. It […]

How Homeowners Can Maximize Return on Equity



When buying a home, you want to earn a return on your investment regardless of whether it is your main residence, a planned flip or a rental property.

RealtyShares targets bigger investors with new equity fund



Real estate crowdfunding and investing platform RealtyShares has made it easier for investors to put money into its diverse commercial real estate portfolio.

CoreLogic: 89% of US homes had equity in 2014



Eighty-nine percent of all U.S. properties with a mortgage — or about 44.5 million — had equity by the end of the fourth quarter of 2014, according to CoreLogic.

Selling Investment Property with a Wrap Mortgage



When it comes to wrap around mortgages, most real estate investors will tell you it’s a great creative financing tool. And of course, it is. What most experienced real estate investors forget to share with you is that it makes just as good of tool when it comes time to sell your investment property as […]

CoreLogic: Almost 950K Homes Regain Equity



Nearly 950,000 homes returned to positive equity in the second quarter, now bringing the total number of residential homes with equity nationwide to more than 44 million, according to CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report.

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