U.S. Home Equity Reaches All-Time High: Real Estate Market Crash

Home equity in the US has reached an all-time high furthering the fear of a housing bubble. Home equity is defined as the value of real estate minus mortgage debt. We discuss both homes owned by homeowners with mortgages as well as investor owned homes and occupied homes that are free and clear.

There has been fear that this rising home prices has created a housing bubble in the real estate market and it could cause the housing market to crash. We talk about how this is not likely to happen in the short-term and how home equity is giving the real estate market in the US a solid base of support to protect it from a downturn in the future.

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