Home Equity Lending Solutions
Putting your home equity to work
Your home can be your best ally. That’s because the equity in your home can open doors to pay for home improvements, consolidate your debt, pay for student tuition and cover large expenses. Your home’s equity is the difference between the amount your home is worth, and the amount you still owe on it. A home equity loan (HE Loan) or line of credit (HELOC) allows you to borrow against that available equity.
How it works
You can potentially borrow1 up to 85% of your home’s value, minus the amount still owed on your home. For example, if your home is appraised at $200,000 and you owe $90,000, here is how much you can qualify to borrow:
- $200,000 x 85% = $170,000
- $170,000 - $90,000 = $80,000
$80,000 is therefore the maximum home equity loan or line of credit you may borrow from us.
Loans vs. lines of credit
Whether you choose a home equity line of credit (HELOC) or a home equity loan, you’re on the right track to getting the funds you need from your home's equity. If you're still undecided, feel free to call us or schedule an appointment, but you can also check out more details about these products here.
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1 All loans are subject to approval. Programs, rates, terms and conditions are subject to change without notice.
2 To open and maintain a line of credit, you must pay the following fees to us: Processing fee of $180 (due at closing), Annual maintenance fee of $50 (due each year, first year is waived). You also must pay certain fees to third parties to open a line. These fees generally total between $472.31 - $680.17. However, third party fees are currently waived for the Home Equity Line of Credit.