U.S. household net worth rises again in second quarter 2017
The wealth of U.S. households rose to $96.2 trillion in the second quarter of this year as U.S. stock prices hit record highs and home values continued to climb, a report by the Federal Reserve showed on Thursday.
Homeowners gained nearly $13,000 in equity from last year
Homeowners with mortgages continue to see their equity increase in their home, according to the Q2 2017 Home Equity analysis from CoreLogic, a property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider.
Liens and Judgments Data: Not Gone for Good
Mortgage lenders rely on liens and judgments records to assess a borrower's creditworthiness and capacity for repayment. For decades, they obtained this information in credit reports during the application process.
Long-Term Mortgage Rates Move Higher
Long-term mortgage rates rose this week, lifting the 30-year, fixed-rate home loan from its low for the year.
U.S. Stocks Slip, Metals Drop in Fed Aftermath : Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks fell, while Treasuries and the dollar were mixed as investors assessed the impact of the Federal Reserve's signal that it intends to raise rates again this year. Gold tumbled and emerging-market assets slumped.