Homeowners at the Height: HurtingOh, those crazy days of 2005-2008: Homes were flying off the market in hours. Anyone could get a loan. It was a golden age that would never end.
Then it ended.
The average homeowner in the US is looking at about $40,000 of equity built in their house. However, if you bought a home right before the bubble burst, you've just now recovered, according to a report from Marketwatch.
Tenure in home: Equity earned (% gain in equity)