Getting a loan can be intimidating, especially if you’re not familiar with the financial industry. Suddenly, you’re confronted with dozens of terms you don’t normally use, like equity and fixed rates and collateral. Your head starts to swim and you may end up making decisions that can hurt you in the long run. Continue reading A Simple Guide To Understanding Home Equity Loans
You’ve heard of home equity loans but what exactly are they? Many homeowners use their home’s equity to finance home improvements, vacations or debt consolidation because it’s a pretty smart financial decision for two reasons: it’s relatively low cost and could give you a tax advantage.* Continue reading Understanding The Basics Of Home Equity Loans
Bad days suck. So do weeds. And what about poorly designed, cramped kitchens? If any of this sounds familiar don’t worry, your favorite Madison area credit union has you covered with a great solution – a home equity line of credit! Your biggest asset – your home – can provide you with the funds needed for: “chillin’ on Lake Monona” new boat, a “make your neighbors jealous” landscaping overhaul; or even a “cooking in style” kitchen remodel. Continue reading A Home Equity Line Of Credit Can Get You Chillin’ On The Lake Fast!
Over the last 20 years, “going green” has become more popular than ever. Not only is it better for the environment – it’s also better for your savings account. Perhaps you’re considering a Madison home equity loan or line of credit to update your current house. Or, are you thinking of purchasing a new home? In both situations, there are a few things to keep in mind if you’re looking to live in a more energy efficient home. Continue reading How To Go Green With A Madison Home Equity Loan
Interest rates for home loans have dipped historically low for quite some time now making folks consider a mortgage refinance. According to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey, rates for the week ending November 5 remained below 4 percent for both 30- and 15-year fixed-rate mortgages.
Here in Wisconsin, no one wants to take out a home equity loan to pay their energy bill so its time to think about energy efficient home upgrades as the leaves are falling and the temperatures follow suit. Continue reading Energy Efficient Home Upgrades + Home Equity Loan = Savings!