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negative equity

noun [U]
 
 
UK
PROPERTY, BANKING a situation in which a house, etc. has become less valuable than the amount that is owed to the bank that lent the money to buy it: be in/suffer from/have negative equity If prices dropped 25-30%, millions would be in negative equity.
Translations of “negative equity”
in Chinese (Traditional) 負資產,資產負值(指資產值低於抵押值)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 负资产,资产负值(指资产值低于抵押值)…
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