Most experts project seeing modest growth in the U.S. housing market for the remainder of this year and next. Inventory will remain tight, mortgage rates will continue to creep up, and affordability will remain a major issue in many parts of the country. Take a look at some of the top indicators.
Home equity is the difference between what your home is worth and the amount you owe on your mortgage. There are two basic ways to increase the equity in your home: Pay down your mortgage and Raise your home’s market value. There are 4 ways you can access your home equity, if you need it.