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Homeowners See 12-Month Equity Gain of $64K

June 10, 2022

Rising home prices keep pushing up equity for homeowners. The average homeowner gained about $64,000 in equity from the first quarter of 2021 to the first quarter of this year, according to a new report from CoreLogic.

About 62% of all properties nationwide saw an increase in annualized equity gains in the first quarter. California, Hawaii and Washington posted the highest average equity increases at $141,000, $139,000 and $114,000 respectively, according to the report. On the other hand, the states seeing the lowest equity gains were Iowa ($17,300) and North Dakota ($19,000).

This chart from CoreLogic shows the average equity gains from last year’s first quarter to this year’s in each state across the country.

A map showing the equity of homeowners by state

CoreLogic

 

Source: 
Homeowner Equity Insights,” CoreLogic (June 9, 2022)