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Nov 27, 2011

11 Million Homes 'Under Water'

This nice graph from Credit Sesame shows the percent of homes per state for which the value of the home is lower than the mortgage being taken on it. Since house prices started to fall many households came into problems because selling their house would mean going broke. This is called a negative equity.

Click on the graph for an interactive version.

Find out how many homes are underwater in your state.
Credit Sesame


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