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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.
If you want to borrow from your home equity, lenders will consider these factors.
Borrowing against the equity in your home can be a smart move if you’re careful.
Building home equity is a smart financial move, and there are a few ways to do it.
Learn how much equity you have in your home and how much of it you can borrow.
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Home equity loans usually come at lower interest rates than other types of loans.
You may get a lower monthly payment, but your loan could outlive your car.
You may see hypothecation in auto loans, mortgages and home equity loans.
You can lock the rate on your home equity line of credit with this hybrid loan.
There are a few things you should do if your HELOC draw period is ending.
There are options for accessing your home’s equity even if you have bad credit.
Using home equity to consolidate debt can be a smart choice.
A HELOC has different effects on your credit during all stages of the loan.
Your payments could go up drastically once your HELOC’s draw period ends.
What’s the best way for older homeowners to tap home equity for cash?