If you are considering a home improvement, retirement, sending a child off to college, or any other unexpected expenses, you may want to consider a home equity loan.
A home equity loan is basically borrowing against the equity you’ve already paid into your home. Generally a borrower can request a loan in any amount up to 80 percent of their equity. Just like your existing mortgage, you will incur a fixed or variable interest rate, and in some cases, fees and closing costs.
The Pros of a Home Equity Loan