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Find out what home equity is and how to use it, plus news, advice and tools on home equity loans and HELOCs.
Borrowing against the equity in your home can be a smart move if you’re careful.
When lenders check your financial situation, these criteria will count the most.
Building equity is a smart financial move, and there are a few ways to do it.
Use these five steps to learn how much equity you have in your home.
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Tapping home equity can be a smart move, but know what surprises could be lurking.
Your home isn’t a piggy bank, but there are wise ways to use its equity.
Your payments could go up drastically once your home equity line of credit turns 10.
There are a few things you should do if your HELOC draw period is ending.
Borrowing against your house can pay off, but only if you’re smart about it.
Know the differences between these products before you borrow against your equity.
View current home equity interest rates based on Bankrate.com’s weekly national survey of large banks and thrifts.
There are good reasons to refinance your home equity loan, but there are risks too.