Negative Equity

Negative Equity Down By Almost Half Since 2012 Peak, But There’s Still a Ways to Go December 16, 2014

• As of the end of the third quarter, 16.9 percent of U.S. homeowners with a mortgage are underwater, down from a peak...

Negative Equity Causing Housing Gridlock, Even as it Slowly Recedes August 25, 2014

The U.S. negative equity rate fell to 17 percent of all homeowners with a mortgage in the second quarter, representing...

Negative Equity Continues to Fall, Concentrated in Bottom Tier May 19, 2014

According to the first quarter Zillow Negative Equity Report, the national negative equity rate continued to decline to 18.8...

Negative Equity Crosses 20 Percent Threshhold to End 2013 February 27, 2014

According to the fourth quarter Zillow Negative Equity Report, the national negative equity rate dipped below 20 percent...

U.S. Negative Equity Rate Falls at Fastest Pace Ever in Q3 November 20, 2013

According to the third quarter Zillow Negative Equity Report, the national negative equity rate fell at its fastest pace...

Negative Equity: What a Difference a Year Makes September 4, 2013

The recently released second quarter 2013 Zillow Negative Equity Report showed the national negative equity rate continued...

Negative Equity Rate Falls for 5th Straight Quarter in Q2 August 28, 2013

According to the second quarter Zillow Negative Equity Report, the national negative equity rate continued to fall in the second...

Millions Remain Trapped by 'Effective' Negative Equity in Q1, Even if They're Not Underwater May 22, 2013

According to the first quarter Zillow Negative Equity Report, the national negative equity rate continued to fall in the first...

Embedding Negative Equity Maps February 27, 2013

Last week we released our fourth quarter negative equity report. With that, we also updated our negative equity visualization,...

Nearly 2 Million American Homeowners Freed From Negative Equity In 2012 February 20, 2013

According to the fourth quarter Zillow Negative Equity Report, the national negative equity rate continued to fall in the fourth...