Rising home values could cause spike in home equity lending

Rising home values could cause spike in home equity lending
Home values across the U.S. are trending upward. In Oklahoma, Zillow.com, an online real estate database, reports a 3.9 percent increase in home values. Because of this trend, homeowners are regaining equity in their properties and, in turn, home …
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Home equity rebound is slow for some in Northwest Arkansas
In fact, 11% of the mortgages in Benton County remain underwater – the combined mortgage securing the property is at least 25% higher than the estimated market value – at the end of 2014, despite the 10.5% gain in median home prices (per square foot) …
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