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?
Is a home equity line of credit for you?
When lenders check your financial situation, these criteria will count the most.
The interest on the HELOC is tax-deductible, but your line of credit may outlive the car.
Using home equity to finance improvement projects makes sense in some situations, but not others.
The long-term picture is brighter, but only for borrowers with good credit.
Here are the average home equity rates from Bankrate’s weekly survey.
Home equity lenders have to OK a refinancing, and many are saying no. They want the loan paid off.
How were home equity rates affected by the Federal Reserve meeting?
If you’ve taken out a home equity loan or HELOC, don’t forget you can deduct the interest.
Which type of equity loan is right for you? It depends on why you need the cash, and how long you’ll be borrowing.
Savings rates in America are low, while the debt load continues to climb. Is home debt bad?
Good and bad reasons to tap that equity in your home and how to keep it in line.