.Homeowners now have a collective $5.8 trillion in tappable equity

Homeowners are sitting on a record amount of cash - and not tapping it a.. Homeowners now have a collective $5.8 trillion in tappable equity, the highest volume ever recorded. b.. The average homeowner with a mortgage gained $14,700 in tappable equity over the past year and has $113,900 available to draw. c.. Consumer confidence in the housing market, which has been quite bullish, is actually dropping now. .S. homeowners today are getting richer by the minute, but they are less likely to cash in on their newfound wealth than during previous housing booms. As home values rise, home equity lines of credit, often used to tap home equity, are flatlining, and the overall amount of money people are taking out of their homes is shrinking. The collective amount of so-called tappable equity, which is the appraised value of a home minus the 20 percent most lenders require borrowers to keep as a safety net, grew by 7 percent in the first quarter of this year compared with the previous quarter, according to Black Knight, a mortgage software and analytics company. That is the largest single-quarter growth since the company began tracking it in 2005. It is up 16.5 percent compared with a year ago.
Homeowners now have a collective $5.8 trillion in tappable equity, the highest volume ever recorded and 16 percent above the last home price peak in 2006. The average homeowner with a mortgage gained $14,700 in tappable equity over the past year and has $113,900 available to draw. This is the amount over and above 20 percent of the value of the average home
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On Tue, 10 Jul 2018 06:53:06 -0400, "BurfordTJustice"

People may just be smarter now. Funny how losing your house because you missed a car payment will enlighten people. Your house is not your piggy bank.
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On 7/10/2018 11:28 AM, snipped-for-privacy@aol.com wrote:

There are politicians here that say this wealth should dipped into for government spending as after all the nation made it possible.
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