More Than Half of 2006 Vintage Now Underwater, Zillow Says

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If you paid, say, $400,000 for your house in 2006, it might be worth $200,000 now – but that’s better than. more people might be house hunting, improving your odds of finding a buyer. Escaping.

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For example, in Las Vegas, where homeowners saw values drop 13.8 percent year-over-year, more than half (57.6%) of those who bought in 2007, when the median down payment for the area was 5 percent, and nearly three out of four (72.5%) who bought in 2006 with a median down payment of zero, are currently underwater.

House flippers helped generate the real-estate frenzy from 2003 to 2006. a real concern to me," says Stan Humphries, chief economist at real-estate research firm Zillow (Z). "They create volatility.

 · An analysis by Zillow — whose estimates of negative equity tend to be higher than other research firms — found 47.8 percent of metro mortgage holders under 40 are underwater. The rate for.

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