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Americans’ home equity is surging — and evolving

The good news: home equity levels are rising. The bad news: the housing market is increasingly rigid. Is there a way to bridge those two ideas?.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 14th, 2018

The HELOC ATM Is Back - Over 24 Million Americans Are Using Home Equity "To Get By"

Americans' prope.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 19th, 2018

Home equity is surging — and that means homeownership may never be the same

The good news: home equity levels are rising. The bad news: the housing market is increasingly rigid. Is there a way to bridge those two ideas?.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 14th, 2018

Home equity has come "roaring back" from the recession — and owners are poised to tap it

With home equity at an all-time high, homeowners could start turning more often to this source of lower-cost debt......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcOct 20th, 2018

Homeowners poised to start tapping $14.4 trillion in equity

With home equity at an all-time high, homeowners could start turning more often to this source of lower-cost debt......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcOct 19th, 2018

Encore: An easier and cheaper way for retirees to tap home equity

Extensive education, easy application process, and a reasonable interest rate are the keys to success......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 16th, 2018

1 in 3 baby boomers say college debt still stands in the way of saving for retirement

Across all generations, Americans are delaying saving for retirement and purchasing a home because of their student debt, according to a new report. .....»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcOct 16th, 2018

Long before Amazon, Sears taught Americans to trust shopping from home

The irony is that Sears figured out shopping from h.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 15th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates tick down ahead of bond-market bloodbath that sent yields surging

Rates for home loans moved down, Freddie Mac said, but a sell-off in bonds will likely hit the mortgage market in the coming weeks......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 4th, 2018

New report details extent of how student loan debt weighs on prospective home buyers

TOWN SQUARE | Nearly 60 percent of Americans who have student loans say the debt is at least somewhat of an obstacle to buying a home, according to the sixth annual NeighborWorks America at Home survey......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 2nd, 2018

How to Cool a Red-Hot Property Market Singapore-Style

Faced with surging home prices in t.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 30th, 2018

Capitol Report: Americans working in Texas and these four states saw best income gains in the spring

The surging U.S. economy is delivering higher incomes to millions of Americans, especially with ultra-low unemployment forcing companies to offer better pay and benefits......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 29th, 2018

A credit score of 704 adds up to good news for home buyers

The average FICO credit score has improved for millions of Americans from the early years of the recession a decade ago......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 26th, 2018

Gap between housing market"s haves and have-nots is getting worse

Home equity is growing quickly — good news for those who have it — while mortgage debt is barely — a sign of not-so-good news for those who want in......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 22nd, 2018

Airbnb Proposes Giving Hosts Company Equity

Airbnb has asked the SEC to change rules to potentially allow the home-sharing platform to offer hosts a stake in the company......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 21st, 2018

This chart shows the haves and have-nots of the housing market, and it’s getting worse

Home equity is growing quickly — good news for those who have it — while mortgage debt is barely — a sign of not-so-good news for those who want in......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 21st, 2018

Report: Mortgage transactions up in second quarter

TOWN SQUARE | The number of new mortgage loan originations that included refinancing, home equity borrowing and purchases rose by 15 percent during the second quarter of this year, compared to the previous quarter......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 20th, 2018

Report: Mortgage transactions up in second quarter

TOWN SQUARE | The number of new mortgage loan originations that included refinancing, home equity borrowing and purchases rose by 15 percent during the second quarter of this year, compared to the previous quarter......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 20th, 2018

US Homeowner Equity Up by $981 Billion in Past 12 Months

U.S. homeowners got a 12% boost in home equity over the past 12 months as the number of U.S. homes with underwater mortgages continues to shrink......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 20th, 2018

Should you use home equity to pay off your credit cards?

No, don't use your home equity to pay off your credit cards......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 19th, 2018

Booking vacation to Bermuda vs. a new kitchen: Here"s how some people misuse their home equity loan

No, you should not use that home equity line of credit to fund your vacation to Bermuda. You also shouldn't use it to pay for the utilities. .....»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcSep 19th, 2018