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?
Has your home’s value risen? That might not be enough to get a loan. Here’s what to know.
Affordable rates and tax deductible interest have helped home equity loans and lines soar in popularity.
Understand risky loans before you agree to one. And watch out for these common loan scams.
Watch out for high loan-to-value loans, which can sink you into debt for more than your home is worth.
Found better credit terms? Got cold feet? You can cancel certain loans within three business days sans penalty.
Your income and credit history will be on the table as lenders consider the conditions of your loan.
Have you been victimized by wily lenders or contractors? This is what you should know – and do.
There are some shifty lenders out there. Don’t get bit by a money-hungry loan shark! Here are common scams:
Watch out for loan terms that end in surprise lump sum payments, often referred to as balloon payments.
Home equity line of credit promotions abound because of today’s cutthroat lending environment. All it takes for consumers to find a great deal is a little shopping.