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The Importance of Home Equity in Retirement Planning

KCM Crew, June 22nd, 2017 We often discuss the difference in family wealth between homeowner households and renter households. Much of that difference is the result of the equity buildup that homeowners experience over the time that they own their … Continue reading

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When Should you use a Reverse Mortgage to Pay for Home Modifications?

How to use your home equity for home improvements June 12, 2017, Rob Cooper, HousingWire.com Whether it’s adding an accessory apartment for a live-in caretaker, widening doorways, or redesigning a bathroom or kitchen, there are many types of home modifications that … Continue reading

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3 Charts that Shout, “List your Home Today!”

KCM Crew, April 25th, 2017 In school, we all learned the theory of supply and demand. When the demand for an item is greater than the supply of that item, the price will surely rise. SUPPLY The National Association of … Continue reading

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Equity Gains Fuel Rise in Housing Market Value

DSNews.com, January 24th, 2016 The aggregate value of the U.S. housing market is climbing due to the ongoing rise in home equity, according to the Urban Institute’s Housing Finance at a Glance Monthly Chartbook for January 2017. The share of … Continue reading

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Homeownership Tenure Hits Record High

Equity builds as homeowners stay put November 17, 2016, Kelsey Ramírez, HousingWire.com Many homeowners are becoming equity rich because they’re staying in their homes longer, according to the Q3 2016 U.S. Home Equity and Underwater report from ATTOM Data Solutions, a fused … Continue reading

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The Rising Tide of Home Equity

The Rising Tide of Home Equity http://www.dsnews.com/daily-dose/10-06-2016/rising-tide-home-equity#HomeEquity #HousingMarket http://www.dsnews.com, October 6th, 2016

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76% of US Homeowners Now Have at Least 20% Equity in Their Homes!

KCM Crew, September 20th, 2016 CoreLogic‘s latest Equity Report revealed that 91.1% of all mortgaged properties are now in a positive equity situation, while 75.9% now have significant equity (defined as more than 20%)! The report also revealed that 548,000 … Continue reading

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