Less than 10% of U.S. homes remain underwater, Zillow says



Almost a decade after the last recession, we’ve passed another milestone in the housing market recovery. The percentage of homeowners who owe more on their mortgage than the value of their home, or those who’re “underwater

Home equity available to borrowers hits all-time high



Rising home values mean that homeowners are getting richer. Now, the amount of equity available to homeowners is at an all-time high, according to mortgage industry solution provider Black Knight Financial Services.

Home equity gains make homeowners richer



Homeowners who’ve taken out a mortgage to pay for their home have benefited from rising home values, seeing an average 12.2 percent year-over-year increase in equity, according to new research from CoreLogic.

5 reasons to be optimistic about the housing market



Although housing is facing challenges in the face of ongoing inventory shortages and the threat of tax reform, real estate professionals still have plenty of reason for cheer,

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.

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