22 March 2016
Using a home equity loan to make improvements can help get a higher selling price for a home, if you know the right way to go about it.
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11 January 2016
A "green" home equity loan can not only make your home more energy efficient, but can also increase its value while making it more comfortable as well.
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9 December 2015
Deciding whether to get a home equity loan? Here's a close look at the pros and cons.
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9 December 2015
Interest paid on home equity loans is tax-deductible, similar to a primary mortgage, but there are some special rules you need to be aware of.
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4 November 2015
In the 1965 television series Get Smart, Agent 86, Maxwell Smart, did everything to not live up to his name.Luckily, he had the brilliant and beautiful Agent 99 to help him overcome all obstacles and ultimately finish as a winner.
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3 November 2015
Since not all home equity loans[https://www.mortgageloan.com/home-equity-loans] are created equal, you might find it frustrating when you consider your options.Make your life easier by taking a logical, organized approached to home equity loan shopping.
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2 November 2015
Home equity loans are a smart and sensible way to borrow money, as long as you can avoid these pitfalls.
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5 October 2015
Like many types of loans that were easy to get years ago during the housing crisis, home equity loans and other loans to cash out on equity in rental properties were relatively easy to get.Now, not so much.
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10 August 2015
Back in 2001 when banks were liberal with home equity loans and allowed up to 125 percent of a home's equity to be borrowed, Atlanta real estate agent Bruce Ailion got a home equity line of credit for $75,000 on his home.
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12 December 2014
If you're a parent who's ready to send your child off to college, you may be in for a rude awakening.All those nickels, dimes and hundred dollar bills you've saved over the years may not be enough to afford today's astronomical college tuitions.
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20 October 2014
Imagining how you're going to enjoy the new comforts of a home renovation after you've been approved for a home equity loan can be relaxing.
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5 September 2014
New rules that took effect last month protect widowed spouses whose homes are subject to a reverse mortgage.But for borrowers who will be seeking such loans, there is a downside as well.
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28 April 2014
Borrowers appear to be turning to home equity loans again, with the number of new home equity revolving lines of credit (HELOCs) up 10 percent over the past year.
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19 March 2014
Do surviving spouses have the right to remain in a home after the death of the primary borrower on a reverse mortgage? A hearing this week before a U.S.District Court could clarify the matter.
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19 February 2014
More homeowners are undertaking remodeling projects than they were one year ago, while home equity lending has been on the rise as well.
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13 February 2014
Recent changes in federal rules that make it more difficult for seniors to get a reverse mortgage are meant, in part, to protect seniors from themselves, experts say.
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1 February 2014
Home equity loans appear to be getting tougher to get, even as banks are easing credit for most other types of credit, according to a new analysis by the federal Office of the Comptroller of Currency (OCC).
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14 January 2014
U.S.home values have returned to roughly the same levels they were at in early 2005, near the peak of the housing boom, bringing millions of formerly underwater homeowners back to positive equity, according to new government figures.
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27 November 2013
For Jeff Wilson, taking out a $50,000 home equity loan to winterize and expand his Ohio home was a no-brainer.
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26 November 2013
A new mortgage crisis, this one in home equity loans, could be brewing as payments are due to rise sharply for borrowers who took out such loans during the years of the housing bubble.
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