Tag Archives: equity

Almost 45% of homeowners are now equity rich Latest trend on home equity is good news for homeowners, challenging for first time buyers

Soaring home prices continue to serve existing homeowners, with nearly 45% of all property owners now considered equity rich, a year-over-year jump that boosted 13% more homeowners into the prime position. A homeowner is considered equity rich when they have at least 50% equity in their home, a feat more easily accomplished when skyrocketing home […]

Higher property prices boost owners’ equity

Australians have unlocked new-found equity in their homes and are transforming them into dream properties, says a Central Coast finance broker. Universal Mortgage Experts (UME) director Nathan Aird (pictured) said property values had increased across the country with lifestyle areas such as NSW’s Central Coast recording rapid growth. “We are busier now more than ever […]


An equity investment can be structured in a number of ways. For example, an investor could be a stockholder in a corporation, a non-managing member of a Limited Liability Company (LLC), or a limited partner in a partnership. However, the most typical structure for independent film financing is the LLC and I primarily will be […]

Foreclosure suit takes aim at ‘home equity theft’

The sale of a foreclosed property has amounted to “home equity theft,” a suit against a Massachusetts city and a private investor alleges. The legal organization filing the lawsuit said the procedure is allowed in at least 11 other states. The Pacific Legal Foundation filed the suit this week in a state court on behalf […]

What Is the Best Option for Tapping into Your Home Equity?

Home equity is calculated by subtracting your current mortgage debt from your home’s current value. Over time, the outstanding principal balance on a mortgage decreases as you make regular payments. At the same time, your home’s value may have increased substantially. You may be able to tap into your home’s equity through several financing options, […]

The evolving equity release market

Back in the early days, the press and commentators would have us believe equity release was no better than PPI for the likely complaints and rogue behaviours.   2021 was a record year for this market segment, with a nearly 25% annual rise to £4.8bn. Whilst this is a significant increase many market commentators consider this […]