Equity

Equity

Equity is the value of a property or business after the value of liabilities have been subtracted. (Equity = Assets - Liabilities)


For instance, if someone buys a car for $30,000, yet owes $10,000 on a loan against that car, the car represents $20,000 of equity.

Equity

The quality of being fair and impartial; equal treatment; fairness.
Equity of treatment is an obligation here.

Equity

The market value of a real estate property after the amount of existing liens have been subtracted.
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