Despite rising home values, millions still underwater

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"Widespread rising home values during the past year have helped chip away at negative equity nationwide, helping many homeowners who were only modestly underwater to come up for air.

Svenja Gudell, senior director of economic research at Zillow, explains that rising home values helped bring millions out from underwater in the past few years.

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Despite the fact that property values have, on average, increased more than 12% compared to this time last year, about 6.4 million residential properties – or about 13% of all residential properties with a mortgage – were still in negative equity at the end of the third quarter, according to CoreLogic’s Equity Report.

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Zillow: Underwater homeowners sink deeper even as home values rise Rate of underwater mortgages stalled, worsening in some places. Despite rising home values, millions still underwater.

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Home values rise, but millions still drown in debt.. however, are still so far underwater that even with fast-rising prices, it will take years for them to see any home equity.. "Widespread.

(MoneyWatch) The number of homeowners whose houses are "underwater," or are worth less than the mortgage balance, shrunk again over the past three months, but still. 10.7 million homeowners are.

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