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Mother-Daughter Home Considerations

Tweet That other person may be your mother, another relative, a friend, or even a stranger. In these cases you’re considering making your home livable for one more individual, a

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Cash-Out Refinancing and Your Home

Tweet Even if your home’s value plunged during the Great Recession of 2008, your home may have recouped much of that loss over the following years. If you desire to

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How to Get Out of Home Refinancing Debt

Your home improvement project was a spectacular success, enabling you to complete your update with time and money to spare. Your modified home is a delight, promising to give you years of satisfaction.


How to Save for a Major Renovation Project

You’ve decided to take the plunge by undertaking a major home renovation project that you have been putting off. You don’t have your money in place just yet, but give it another six months — perhaps one year — and you should be able to tackle the project.

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Why Getting a Second Mortgage is More Difficult

You have owned your home for several years and have seen it appreciate in value. After five or more years of mortgage payments, you’ve also seen your mortgage pay off amount drop.


What You Need to Know About Second Mortgages

Home loans can come in variety of offerings including primary or first mortgages and so-called second mortgages such as home equity loans and home equity of lines of credit. The term “second mortgage” is not commonly used, but it does accurately describe how such loans are handled.

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What You Need to Know About a Home Equity Line of Credit

A home equity line of credit or HELOC is a popular borrowing option for homeowners, but is handled differently than a home equity loan or HEL. With a HEL, you receive your money up front.

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How to Obtain a Home Equity Line of Credit

A home equity line of credit (HELOC) is type of revolving credit. When choosing a HELOC, your home serves as collateral the moment funds are withdrawn from your credit line.

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Steps To Take When Doing a Home Renovation

Tweet Home owners are always looking to make some changes to their residences. You may want to add a sun room to the house, complete the basement, or renovate the

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HEL and HELOC Considerations

Tweet Still, if you have lived in your home for many years, perhaps 10 or 15 years or longer, then you may still have enough equity remaining to borrow. Your