Equity-rich properties rise as fewer go underwater

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Statewide, Colorado homeowners aren’t far behind with more than 32 percent of Colorado properties equity rich. Across the U.S., nearly 14.5 million properties are equity rich. That’s 25.7 percent of all mortgaged properties, up from 24.9 percent the previous quarter. Conversely, the share of seriously underwater properties dropped to 8.8 percent.

The value of American homes compared with the mortgage on those homes continues to rise since the real estate collapse during the recession, according to information from property database curator.

Number of Americans With Equity-Rich Homes Rises, With San Jose, San Francisco and LA at Top. there were 1.2 million fewer properties underwater than the previous year.. The 5.4 million.

RealtyTrac says at the end of the first-quarter, there were 611,563 California properties seriously underwater, representing 7.5 percent of all properties with a mortgage. That was down 18 percent.

13.6 million property owners nationwide are considered equity rich, thanks to rising home prices. ATTOM Data Solutions’ latest U.S. Home Equity and Underwater Report shows that nearly a quarter of all mortgaged homes in the U.S are equity rich, meaning the combined loan amount secured by the property is 50 or less than the estimated market value.

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 · However, about 1 in 10 properties across the U.S. were still considered "seriously underwater" at the end of the first half of the year, meaning they were worth at least 25 percent less than the remaining balance on their mortgages, according to the second quarter U.S. Home Equity and Underwater Report from ATTOM Data Solutions. That represents about 5.5 million properties across.

The recent peak in negative equity was the second quarter of 2012, when 12.8 million U.S. residential properties representing 29 percent of all properties with a mortgage were seriously underwater. The universe of equity-rich properties – those with at least 50 percent equity – grew to 9.9 million representing 19 percent of all properties.

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Number of Seriously Underwater St Louis Homeowners Down Fifty-Percent From 4 Years Ago By Dennis Norman , on February 9th, 2018 The percentage of homeowners with a mortgage in the St Louis MSA that were seriously underwater in the last quarter of 2017 was 13.8%, about half the rate from 4 years earlier, according to data just released by ATTOM Data Solutions.

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