- 12% of Florida homeowners are "equity rich" with a loan to value of 50% or lower.
- Of the 8.3 million mortgages in Florida that are at equity or near equity value represent 18% of all U.S. homeowners with a mortgage.
- Realty Trac reports that 15% of Floridans currently goin through foreclosure have equity in their homes.
- Nationwide 7.4 million homeowners with a mortgage had 50% equity or more representing 16% of all homeowners with a mortgage. The leading markets with homeowners that have at least 50% equity include Honolulu (36%), San Jose, Calif (35%), Poughkeepsie, NY (30%), Pittsburgh (29%), San Francisco (29%) and New York (27%).