Despite rising home values, millions still underwater

Now, with an improving economy and rising home prices. will lift another 1.2 million properties out of the negative equity trap.” Despite the improvement in price and reduction in negative equity,

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"Widespread rising home values during the past year have helped chip away at negative equity nationwide, helping many homeowners who were only modestly underwater to come up for air.

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By Les Christie @CNNMoney NEW YORK — Despite rising home prices, more than 30 percent of borrowers, or close to 16 million homeowners, were underwater on their mortgage during the first quarter,

Your equity is the difference between the current resale value of your home. Despite the increases in prices that many parts of the country have experienced since the recovery began in 2012, an.

Home prices are rising and the economy is improving, but the ills of the housing crash are far from cured: 7.4 million borrowers were still "seriously" underwater on their mortgages at the end.

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Millions of homes still ‘seriously underwater’ Report finds these homes are largely in the Rust Belt.. However, rising home prices have restored millions to positive home equity.

Despite the fact that property values have, on average, increased more than 12% compared to this time last year, about 6.4 million residential properties – or about 13% of all residential properties with a mortgage – were still in negative equity at the end of the third quarter, according to CoreLogic’s Equity Report.

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RealtyTrac reports foreclosure filings rise 3% in January Foreclosure filings – default papers, auction sale notices and repossessions – reached 803,489 in the first quarter, according to RealtyTrac. That is a 24% jump over a year earlier and a 9%.