Underwater homeowners dip to 3-year low States that suffered the biggest run-ups in home price gains — then fell hard after the housing bubble burst — still lead in terms of underwater borrowers.
June 13, 2013 - The Desert Sun
Underwater mortgage percentage falls below 20% WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The percentage of all residential mortgages that are in negative equity, or "underwater" or "upside down," at the end of the first quarter fell to 19.8%, or 9.7 million, CoreLogic said Wednesday. That's down from 21.7% at the end of the fourth quarter of 2012 and from over 25% at the end of 2011. Nevada was the state with the highest percentage of mortgaged properties ...
June 12, 2013 - Market Watch
Underwater mortgages decline as home prices rise Statewide, 14.8 percent of mortgages are underwater. Nationwide, 9.7 million people remain underwater to the tune of $580 billion, representing 19.8 percent of all mortgaged homes.
June 12, 2013 - The Oregonian
Arthur C Clarke in International Herald Tribune Sometimes I am asked how I would like to be remembered,Clarke said. "I have had a diverse career as a writer, underwater explorer and space promoter. Of all these I would like to be remembered as a writer."
Dirk Nowitzki in SI.com Hopefully I can move where I can already go on the underwater treadmill a little bit in the next couple of days, so at least I can put some pressure on it and see how it feels,Nowitzki said.
Jose Serrano in Forbes Everybody remembers that (1992 storm),resident Jose Serrano said. "Everybody's home got ruined. Some houses got underwater. It was up to your stomach."