Home-equity highlights.


The home-equity line of credit (HELOC) market continues to expand. With the winter coming to an end, the pace of HELOC originations increased There were more than 107,000 HELOC loans originated in March 2015--a 20 percent increase over March 2014. Subprime originations remained steady in March, again comprising 1.5 percent of total HELOCs originated in the month--nearly identical to March 2014.

Source: Equifax Inc., Atlanta. Equifax is a global leader in consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions that provide businesses of all sizes and consumers with insight and information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 600 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide. The company's significant...

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