Find out what home equity is and how to use it, plus news, advice and tools on home equity loans and HELOCs.
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Should you get a home equity loan or a home equity line of credit, known as a HELOC?
Should you borrow from your home equity?
Seniors who need money to meet expenses have three options, each with pros and cons.
Rushing to pay down a home equity line of credit opens you to the risk that the HELOC will be frozen.
In some situations, it makes sense to combine a mortgage loan with a home equity line of credit.
With identity theft on the rise, scammers are targeting homeowners with substantial equity in their homes.
A listing of all the home equity stories in Bankrate Basics.
Confused about home equity loans and lines of credit? We explain things in plain English here.
Which type of equity loan is right for you? It depends on why you need the cash, and how long you’ll be borrowing.
Applying for a home equity loan requires much of the same paperwork — and fees — as a first mortgage.
When a bank fails, access to your home equity line of credit may be frozen temporarily.
How to decide which type of home equity debt is best.
Borrowers may lament a HELOC freeze, but lenders are just protecting themselves, says Dr. Don Taylor.