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More Americans are choosing not to tap into their home equity

More Americans are choosing not to tap into their home equity

American homeowners are doing something surprising: Despite record amounts of home equity available to them — an estimated $1.5...

Startup that offers alternative to home equity lending raises $122M

Startup that offers alternative to home equity lending raises $122M

A startup that buys equity in homes and then offers to sell it back to residents has raised $122...

Why Chase is turning to Pinterest to take on the “most competitive market” in 20 years

Why Chase is turning to Pinterest to take on the “most competitive market” in 20 years

JPMorgan Chase’s new customized Pinterest boards are meant to simulate a dream renovation, with only the smallest dose of...

More U.S. homes worth twice their mortgage loans: report

More U.S. homes worth twice their mortgage loans: report

There are more homes in the United States now worth at least twice as much as the loans secured for...

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What’s a degree worth? A third of homeowners say they’d borrow against their homes to pay for it

Homeowners across the country have about $5.8 trillion in equity and — notwithstanding some hesitancy — there’s some surprising ways they plan on using...

Here’s why homeowners aren’t borrowing against their equity

Here’s why homeowners aren’t borrowing against their equity

Homeowners have more equity than ever before — but are still hesitant to borrow against it. As home prices...

Doomsday predictions over tax cuts have not come true — yet

Doomsday predictions over tax cuts have not come true — yet

What if Congress passed a massive tax bill with scary cutbacks in deductions for homeowners — prompting dire predictions...

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The three cities where rising homes values equal a six-figure salary

If you own a home in the tech hubs of San Francisco, Seattle or San Jose, values are appreciating...

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Equity-affluent Americans have options for tapping into funds

Americans are awash in record amounts of equity in their homes, posing the question for millions: So what do...

What does it take to be in the US home equity elite?

What does it take to be in the US home equity elite?

Americans readily gossip about home values — “Did you hear the crazy high price the house down the street...

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