underwater

10 years after the recession, many markets still struggle to recover

One decade after the Great Recession began following the collapse of the U.S. housing market, it’s clear that home values…

4 years ago

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…

4 years ago

The tide is turning as ‘underwater’ homes dry up

While most homeowners are enjoying seeing the value of their properties appreciate, there’s also good news for some of those…

5 years ago

Negative equity continues to dog real estate markets

There are fewer homeowners underwater on their mortgages, but more than half of those who remain underwater owe at least…

6 years ago

Zillow study shows homes in black neighborhoods are twice as likely to be underwater

A new study from Zillow has found that homeowners in predominantly black communities are almost twice as likely to be…

6 years ago

2 million U.S. homes threatened by rising sea levels

Nearly 2 million U.S. homes would be lost if the oceans rise by six feet as scientists expect by the…

6 years ago

Zillow: 6 million U.S. homes still have negative equity

Fewer homeowners were underwater as the negative equity rate fell to 13.1 percent in the United States, according to the…

7 years ago

15 Percent of all Mortgaged Homes Still Underwater

Home appreciation has slowed drastically since last year’s rapid rise, and for some home owners, prices just haven’t risen enough.…

8 years ago

Short Sales Falling Out of Favor with Underwater Homeowners

Real estate professionals say that their underwater sellers are less likely to consider a short sale, even if faced with…

8 years ago

Why Using Eminent Domain To “Fix” Underwater Mortgages Must Be Stopped

Lately a number of local municipal governments in California have been considering a seizure of thousands of properties with underwater…

10 years ago