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Home Equity Loans & Lines of Credit

Whether you're looking to update your home, make a major purchase, or simplify your finances, a Home Equity Loan or Line of Credit can help.


  • chevron_right Loans from $10,000 to $250,000
  • chevron_right Fixed monthly payment or revolving line of credit
  • chevron_right Interest paid may be tax deductible - consult a tax advisor for details

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Understanding the Basics of Home Equity Loans

What is the difference between a home equity loan and a home equity line of credit?

A Home Equity Loan lets you borrow a fixed amount, secured by the equity in your home, and receive your money in one lump sum. Typically, home equity loans have a fixed interest rate, fixed term and fixed monthly payment.

A Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) allows you to borrow money as you need it with your home as collateral. Once approved for a HELOC you can draw funds over the “draw period” as you need, up to your approved credit limit.

Interest on a Home Equity Loan or Line of Credit may be 100% tax deductible. Please consult a tax advisor for details.

Home Equity Line of Credit Disclosure

How do I figure out how much I can borrow?

Your borrowing ability is determined by the equity you have in your home as well as other factors such as credit history.

Borrow up to 90% of your property's appraised value, minus your first mortgage balance. Please note, the appraisal must be less than 6 months old at the time of closing.

Example

Your Appraised Property Value $200,000
90% of Appraised Value $180,000
Less Your First Mortgage Balance $160,000
Your Available Equity $20,000

How do I apply for a Home Equity Loan or Line of Credit?

You may apply online, visit your nearest branch, or call 800.550.5328. Please note, Home Equity Loans and Lines of Credit are not available in all states.

Eligible Locations

Home Equity Lines of Credit are available in the following states:
California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Home Equity Loans are available in the following states:
California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas*, Virginia, and West Virginia.
*Justice Federal only offers an 80% Loan to Value in Texas as an Equity Express Closed End Loan.

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Legal Disclaimers & Information

*Interest Only Home Equity Line of Credit: Maximum APR is 18.00%. Minimum APR Floor Rate is 4.00%. The rate is based on the highest Prime Rate as published in the Money Rates Section of the Wall Street Journal and is subject to change quarterly. Prime Rate = 4.75% as of June 15, 2022. Closing costs range from $150-$3,000. The closing costs may vary based on the location, government recording charges and the amount of the equity loan. Property Insurance is required. Interest on the amount greater than the fair market value of the dwelling is not tax deductible for Federal income tax purposes. Other restrictions may apply. Interest may be tax deductible. Consult a Tax Advisor. Home Equity Lines of Credit are not available in all states.