mortgage

How a Home Equity Credit Line Works

How a Home Equity Credit Line Works

A home equity credit line, often called a HECL or HELOC, is a revolving line of credit that is secured by a lien placed against your home. Often, customers ask how a HECL differs from its sister, the home equity loan. When you get a HECL, you are approved to use it to a specific [...]

It’s a Great Time to Buy Your First Home

It’s a Great Time to Buy Your First Home

Becoming a first-time home buyer is an exciting undertaking as you start to live the American dream of home ownership.  After living through the worst recession since the Great Depression, you may feel that buying a home for the first time has become a distant dream.  But that perception may not be accurate.  Right now [...]

How to Make Your Home Equity Work for You

How to Make Your Home Equity Work for You

Did you know you can take out a home equity loan or line of credit to finance for things other than home improvement projects? If you’re looking for a way to pay for your child’s college education or other expenses like a wedding, then a home equity loan or line of credit may be the [...]

Home is Where the Value Is

Home is Where the Value Is

For most Americans, owning a home is part of the “American Dream”. It is also one of the largest expenses and biggest investments you can make in your life. It is very important to know your options and choose wisely when looking to finance your home or tap into the equity in your home. Here [...]

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