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    How to Get a Home Equity Loan
    Home equity financing is about the cheapest money available, because the loans are secured by real estate -- an asset that usually increases in value and is impossible to move. However, mortgage lenders...Read More
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    How Much are Closing Costs for a Home Equity Loan?
    If you're planning a major home improvement, need to cover college tuition for your child or want to consolidate debt, you might be considering a home equity loan. While there are several benefits...Read More
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    Using a Home Equity Loan to Pay Off Credit Cards Quickly
    With the average interest rates on credit cards reaching 15 percent, consumers can be weary of using them to finance their purchases. Instead of using credit cards and paying high interest rates, some...Read More
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    Home Equity Loan Interest: When Is it Tax Deductible?
    Under certain circumstance, you can receive a home equity loan tax deduction on the interest of the loan. Home equity credit options provide homeowners this benefit that is not available with personal...Read More
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    The Pros and Cons of Home Equity Loans
    Home equity loans can be tricky. On one hand, they can help you get the cash you need. On the other, you're using up the equity you've built up in our home. There are many reasons to get a home...Read More
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    How Does a Home Equity Loan Work?
    Home equity loans make it possible to borrow against the value of your home or property. If your home has increased in value tremendously – or, if you've paid down a significant portion of your...Read More
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    What is a Home Equity Line of Credit?
    When you need to borrow money quickly to cover an expense or large purchase, you may first consider taking out a personal loan or using a credit card. While both of these types of financing can be great...Read More
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    Home Equity Loan vs Home Equity Line of Credit
    Homeowners who need cash may qualify to borrow against the equity in their homes. Home equity is generally defined the current value of the home minus the amount of liens against it -- like mortgage balances....Read More
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    How Much is My House Worth: Understanding Home Equity
    When homeowners consider home value it's usually because they're thinking about selling their homes. But there's another side to home value, which is "How much is my house worth to me...Read More