Family Wealth Grows as Home Equity Builds

Family Wealth Grows as Home Equity Builds | Simplifying The Market

With residential real estate values rising quite substantially in most parts of the country over the last few years, many homeowners are seeing a major increase in their family’s wealth as equity continues to build in their house.

A recent study by the Joint Center of Housing Studies at Harvard University revealed that home equity grew nicely last year and has grown dramatically over the last five years…

Inflation & Home Equity | Simplifying The Market

Buyers looking today may not see the same build-up in equity but could still do quite well.

Let’s assume you went into contract in the next six weeks and closed on a $250,000 home in January. If we take the house value projections from the last Home Price Expectation Survey, here is how your equity would grow over the next four years:

Home Price Expectation Survey Home Equity | Simplifying The Market

Bottom Line

Homeownership has historically been a great way for the average American family to build wealth over time.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *