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What Are Today’s Homeowners Doing with Their Equity?

October 5, 2016 by Leave a comment

Nearly a decade after the housing bubble burst, rising home values are finally raising the levels of home equity for millions of American families. By the end of the second quarter, more than 12.3 million homes were equity rich—meaning their owners owed less than 50 percent of the property’s value on outstanding mortgages—according to real... View Article

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After I buy a home and rent it out, how long do I have to wait to take out a home equity line of credit on that property? I’d like to do this quickly so I can use my line of credit to buy another home.

September 26, 2014 by Leave a comment

The good news is that you can take out a home equity line of credit, better known as a HELOC, on a rental property. Most lenders will give you a HELOC – if your credit is good – on rental properties that have up to four units. And lenders don’t care what you’ll use your... View Article

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