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A compilation of news, columns, blogs, videos and stories about home equity, home equity lines of credit and loans.
National home equity loan rates for July 24, 2014
Here are the average home equity rates from Bankrate's weekly survey of large banks and thrifts.
What it takes to borrow from home equity
As home values rise, more owners are able to use their houses as piggy banks.
Reasons to use home equity: 5 good, 1 bad
You want to borrow against your home's equity to pay for what?!
Banks offer HELOC with fixed-rate option
Borrowers can set aside part of a home equity line of credit as a fixed-rate loan.
Home equity loan, HELOC or cash-out refi?
Home equity loan, HELOC or cash-out refi? Here's how to choose which one is right for you.
Home equity loans, HELOCs available again
Banks have resumed home equity lending. Here's what's changed since the crash.
How much equity can you cash out of home?
Home equity lending has been revived. How much cash is it wise to take out?
Home equity rates for July 10, 2014
The average rate on a home equity line of credit fell to 4.9 percent.
Home equity rates for June 12, 2014
Rates on loans backed by home equity were mixed.
Too soon to try for home equity loan?
Don't bet the house that you can get a home equity loan after owning for just one year.
What's best for financing home improvement?
Here's how to review your borrowing options when your home needs a serious facelift.
Home equity rates for April 3, 2014
Home equity rates were on the move this week.
Home equity rates for March 20, 2014
Rates on home equity lines of credit fell to a 9 1/2-year low.
Home equity rates for March 13, 2014
The typical home equity loan fell 5 basis points.
Home equity rates for Feb. 20, 2014
Home equity rates moved in opposite directions this week.
Should I refinance my home equity line?
With a variable rate, you face risk with a home equity line of credit. Is it time to refinance?
Home equity rates for Jan. 16, 2014
The average fixed rate home equity loan inched lower to 6.13 percent.
Invest in 401(k) with HELOC?
Even if you want to aggressively fund your retirement, you still need to be careful.
Senior mom needs home improvement funds
If you're pressed for home improvement cash, but own the place, you have options.
Home equity rates for Dec. 26, 2013
The average fixed-rate home equity loan slipped to 6.1 percent.
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