Borrower home equity rises to all-time high in first half of 2019

Homeowner equity growth continued to climb in the second quarter of 2019, according to the Q2 2019 home equity analysis from CoreLogic. According to their data, homeowners with a mortgage – about 63% of all homeowners –saw equity increase by 4.8%, a total of nearly $428 billion, since the second quarter last year. This means the average homeowner gained about $4,900 in equity over the last quarter.