Despite rising home values, millions still underwater

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she recalled. Despite rising home prices, 13 million borrowers, or 25.4 percent of all homeowners with a mortgage, still owe more on their mortgages than their homes are worth, according to a new.

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,

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"Despite home prices rising in many parts of the country, the total value of owner-occupied housing still remains $3.2 trillion below 2006 levels. Despite rising home prices, there are still some 9.8 million households underwater, representing 19.4 percent of all mortgaged homes-nearly one out of every five such homes," the group found.

Zillow: Underwater homeowners sink deeper even as home values rise Rate of underwater mortgages stalled, worsening in some places. Despite rising home values, millions still underwater.

(CNBC) – Fast-rising home prices brought 1.5 million borrowers up from underwater on their mortgages in 2015, but there are still twice as many drowning. In total, 3.2 million homeowners.

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Despite rising home prices, more than 30% of borrowers, or close to 16 million homeowners, were underwater on their mortgage during the first quarter, according to Zillow.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S home. 5.36 million units from the previously reported 5.34 million units. "Meager inventory.

Foreclosures, short sales and rapidly rising home values have lifted millions of Americans previously underwater on their mortgages since the end of the housing crisis. TODD SUMLIN tsumlin.

Nationwide, about 57% of homeowners in negative equity are underwater by 20% or more, the report finds. What’s more, roughly one in seven (13.4%) owes more than twice of what their home is worth. According to the most recent Zillow Home Value Forecast, home values are expected to rise 4.8% in the next year.

Despite years of improvement, about one in every ten mortgaged homes in metro Atlanta is still. rise in home prices, expected to be at least 5 percent in 2016, will continue to build wealth and.

"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.