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25% Of Homes With A Mortgage Are Now Equity Rich!

Rising home prices have been in the news a lot lately and much of the focus has been on whether home prices are accelerating too quickly, as well as how sustainable the growth in prices really is. One of the often-overlooked benefits of rising prices, however, is the impact that they have on a homeowner’s equity position. Home equity is defined as the difference between the home’s fair market value and the outstanding balance of all liens (loans) on the property. While homeowners pay down their mortgages, the amount of equity they have in their homes climbs each time the value o...

February 17th, 2019 | Sale Your Home, Market Updates, Home Upgrading, 25% Of Homes With A Mortgage Are Now Equity Rich!