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Home Equity Loans and Mortgage Refinancing Georgetown SC

Home equity loans and home line of credit loans are often a good way to finance the purchase of a car. Refinancing your mortgage is another option. However, understand the benefits and the risks before making a decision.

American Credit Acceptance
(866) 441-0251
340 East Main Street Suite 500
Spartanburg, SC
(843) 546-3400
1331 Church St Ste A
Georgetown, SC
Bank of America
(843) 546-8000
1306 Highmarket St
Georgetown, SC
Security Finance
(843) 546-2545
1109 Front St
Georgetown, SC
Auto Money Inc
(843) 546-6700
506 S Fraser St
Georgetown, SC
(803) 369-8110
Columbia, SC
National Finance Corp
(843) 546-5951
1424 Duke St
Georgetown, SC
Carolina Title Loans
(843) 546-4711
827 Church St
Georgetown, SC
World Finance Corporation
(843) 546-8551
1105 Front St
Georgetown, SC
(843) 546-3585
1360 N Fraser St
Georgetown, SC

Home Equity Loans and Mortgage Refinancing

Looking for a source of cash to pay for a new car? Use the equity you already have in your home. Home equity loans and mortgage refinancing are often good solutions for people who need money to purchase a car. However, to use this type of loan for a car purchase, you should have good financial discipline and a stable lifestyle — and understand how such loans work.

Two different kinds of home equity loans - which is better?
A home equity loan is a conventional loan in which you borrow against your net financial interest, or equity, in your home. Such loans are for a fixed amount, have a fixed interest rate and a fixed term. The loan is paid down with monthly payments that cover both principal reduction and interest expense. The primary difference between this type of loan and a traditional car loan is that your home is the collateral, not your car. Should you default, your home could be at risk.

In comparison, a home equity line of credit (HELOC) is a variable-rate loan that is set up for a specified maximum draw amount. You can use (draw) any or all of that amount over a specified period of time, usually 5 to 10 years. There is also a specified repayment period, usually 10 to 20 years. Typically, a borrower only pays interest during the draw period, but must pay both principal and interest afterwards. Up front costs are typically fairly low. Interest rates are tied to the prime rate which can vary day to day. In this sense, HELOCs are like a...

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