From what it is to how it works, we have everything you need to know about home equity and how you can use it.
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This post weighs the benefits and drawbacks of a home equity line of credit.
Conventional wisdom says that entering retirement with no debt is the goal when it comes to retirement strategies. Sure, that may be possible for some people, but there are other retirement strategies to consider should you find yourself in a different spot during your golden years. Before we get into the pros and cons of […]
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Home equity lines of credit, or HELOCs, are a popular borrowing choice for homeowners–and the fixed-rate HELOC is no exception. While most HELOCs are variable-rate loans, the fixed-rate HELOC option is becoming more common.
The two most common options for accessing home equity are a home equity line of credit (HELOC) and a cash-out refinance. Let’s take a look at the differences between a HELOC vs. cash-out refinance and when each might make sense for your financial situation and specific needs. With every mortgage payment you make, you’re building […]
So what’s the difference between a HELOC vs. home equity loan, and which one is right for you? Learn more about these two borrowing options that each use your home equity to access cash.
Before you secure a home equity line of credit, there are a few steps you need to take. Here’s the info you need to know for how to get a HELOC.