U.S. homeowners with mortgages have seen their equity increase by 5.1 percent year-over-year, representing a nearly $457 billion gain since third-quarter 2018.
CoreLogic: 78,000 Single-Family Properties Regained Equity in 3Q
CoreLogic, Irvine, Calif., said U.S. homeowners with mortgages–representing 64% of all properties–saw their equity increase by 5.1% year over year in the third quarter, a gain of nearly $457 billion from a year ago.
CoreLogic: September Mortgage Delinquency Rate Lowest in 20 Years
CoreLogic, Irvine, Calif., released its monthly Loan Performance Insights Report, showing 3.8% of mortgages were in some stage of delinquency in September, an 0.6 percentage point decline from a year ago.
CoreLogic: October Home Prices Up 3.5%
CoreLogic, Irvine, Calif., said home prices increased nationally by 3.5% year over year in October and by 0.5% month over month.
Sun Belt Cities Lead Annual Home Price Gains
Home prices continued to post modest gains in September, according to the Standard & Poor’s CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices.
CoreLogic: Lowest August Delinquency Rates in 20 Years
CoreLogic, Irvine, Calif., said just 3.7% of mortgages were in some stage of delinquency in August, down by 0.2 percent from a year ago to its lowest rate since 1999.
Home Equity Up; Negative Equity Down
Two recent reports show equity-rich properties have increased strongly this year, while the number of properties with negative equity continue to fall.
September Home Price Reports: Your Results May Vary
CoreLogic, Irvine, Calif., said September home price growth slowed nationally to 3.5% from a year ago and to 0.4% from August. However, a separate report from Black Knight, Jacksonville, Fla., said September national home price appreciation saw its largest single-month increase in nearly two years.
California Wildfires Put $2 Trillion in Housing at Risk
The winds have died down, somewhat, in California, and the past week’s wildfires are ebbing. But two reports suggest after the totals are tallied up, as much as $2 trillion in housing in four heavily populated counties are at serious risk.