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?
Tappable equity in U.S. homes has reached an all-time high.
View current home equity interest rates based on Bankrate.com’s weekly national survey of large banks and thrifts.
Real estate helped boost the wealth of Gen Xers the most in past decade.
Borrowing against the equity in your home can be a smart move if you’re careful.
Tapping home equity can be a smart move, but know what surprises could be lurking.
Here’s how to increase your chances of landing a loan if you have bad credit.
Renovating your home isn’t as easy as it looks on TV. Here’s how to avoid overspending.
Do some soul-searching and look at the numbers before you make the big decision.
A HELOC can be a great tool for responsible borrowers who need cash.
Rising rates and a new tax law make the decision a little tougher for homeowners.