A HELOC (home equity line of credit) is considered a lien against the home, just like a primary mortgage and a home equity loan. The value of the HELOC lien is the amount currently owed on the line of credit. For example, if you have a HELOC with a loan limit of $30,000 and you currently have a borrowed balance of $20,000, the current lien value would be the balance owed plus any HELOC prepayment […]
A HELOC (home equity line of credit) is a revolving line of credit issued by a lender based on the equity available in the home. Just like a home equity loan, the home equity line of credit uses the borrowers home as collateral. Unlike a home equity loan, the HELOC allows the borrower to use and pay back money as needed up to the credit limit for the term of the line of credit.
Home equity loans and home equity lines of credit (HELOC) are good options for many people that have equity in their home and want to leverage that equity to cover additional expenses. The primary advantage of these types of loans is that they typically have a much lower interest rate than other types of loans, or lines of credit, because they use the home to secure the debt.
Unfortunately, if the borrower […]
A HELOC (home equity line of credit) is a revolving line of credit issued by a lender using the borrowers home as collateral. Similar in some ways to a credit card, the HELOC allows the borrower to use and pay back money as needed up to the credit limit.
The size of the line of credit issued for a HELOC depends on a number of factors including the borrower’s credit score and the amount of home […]