CoreLogic: Negative equity props up home prices in toughest markets

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Central Florida’s housing market tide came up for air at the end of last year with regards to properties with an underwater mortgage, a new report from CoreLogic showed. metro orlando, known as.

The negative equity problem may actually be pushing up home prices at the bottom of some of the hardest-hit housing markets, according to a report from CoreLogic. The national supply of unsold homes dropped to 6.5 months in April from nine months last June. But the decline occurred less because of an increase in sales.

Overall, the CoreLogic report paints a picture of a national housing market that is seeing uneven recovery.For one, higher valued homes are more likely to have equity. Also, certain areas continue to be much worse off than others. Just five states – Nevada, Florida, Arizona, Michigan and Georgia – accounted for 35% of all U.S. negative equity in the second quarter.

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Low inventory and increasing prices catching up with the housing market, says economist Housing and Mortgage Market Outlook Department of Veterans Affairs Lenders Conference. Home Prices: Expect U.S. Index Up 5% in 2017. Source: CoreLogic Negative Equity (March 9, 2017 Release), Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, South Dakota, Vermont,

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Sure, they save some underwater borrowers from drowning, but can they prop up an iffy housing market? The jury’s still out, but there are opinions aplenty. The housing bust sent home values..

Jeff and Dawn Henrich knew that the housing market wasn’t good when they put their home up for. were in negative equity for the fourth quarter of 2009. An additional 4 percent were in near negative.

That could deal a major blow to consumption, which props up about 60 percent. nationwide house prices to drop 10 to 15 percent. “In 2019, we see their focus turning to monitoring the negative.

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So the slide in prices goes on: Home prices in July were flat compared to a year earlier, according to CoreLogic. Uncle Sam’s attempts to prop up the market. “They have not addressed the problem of.

By Cameron Kusher at CoreLogic:. .It means that a large amount of people who had more equity built up over the years has cashed out while a smaller number of new buyers have loaded up.