• TE is the total equity in the home ($) To calculate Release Equity, multiply the total home equity by .85. ## How to Calculate Release Equity? The following steps outline how to calculate the Release Equity. 1. First, determine the total equity in the home ($).
2. Next, gather the formula from above = RE = TE * .85.
3. Finally, calculate the Release Equity.
4. After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

Example Problem :

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

total equity in the home (\$) = 50,000