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Black Knight: $1.2 Trillion In Cash-Out Refis In 2021 As Homeowners Tap $275 Billion In Equity

The Data & Analytics division of Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) released its latest Mortgage Monitor Report, based upon the company’s mortgage, real estate and public records datasets. This month’s report looks into 2021’s record-breaking $4.4 trillion in mortgage originations and the distinct shift to an equity-driven refinance market. According to Black Knight Data & Analytics President Ben Graboske, though American homeowners are tapping their homes’ equity via cash-out refinances at the highest level since 2005, they are doing so judiciously, at roughly half the rate seen back then.

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Black Knight: 2021 Sees Record $2.6T Tappable Equity Gain; Home Prices Reaccelerate

The Data & Analytics division of Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) released its latest Mortgage Monitor Report, based upon the company’s industry-leading mortgage, real estate and public records datasets. After a year of historic home price gains, homeowners’ tappable equity – the amount available for a mortgage-holder to access while retaining at least a 20% equity stake in their home – has hit yet another record high. According to Black Knight Data & Analytics President Ben Graboske, Q4 2021’s nearly half-billion-dollar increase in tappable equity has also resulted in the lowest total market leverage on record.

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Booming Housing Market Powers Further Rise In Homeowner Equity In Q4

ATTOM released its fourth-quarter 2021 U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report, which shows that 41.9 percent of mortgaged residential properties in the United States were considered equity-rich in the fourth quarter, meaning that the combined estimated amount of loan balances secured by those properties was no more than 50 percent of their estimated market values.

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Home Equity Abounds Across U.S. During Third Quarter

ATTOM released its third-quarter 2021 U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report, which shows that 39.5 percent of mortgaged residential properties in the United States were considered equity-rich in the third quarter, meaning that the combined estimated amount of loan balances secured by those properties was no more than 50 percent of their estimated market value.

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Integration To Deliver A First-Of-Its-Kind Home Equity Solution

FirstClose, Inc., a Fintech provider of lending solutions for banks, credit unions, and lenders nationwide, has launched a new integration with MeridianLink Consumer, formerly known as LoansPQ, a loan origination system, providing a full loan product suite to banks and credit unions. As a single loan origination system, MeridianLink Consumer consolidates and streamlines applications from all channels, applying processes to ensure a streamlined process for bank and credit union staff and a world-class consumer experience for members and customers.

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