With interest rates on the increase and mortgage rates coming
down it may be time to consider other line of credit instead of
just home equity loans. Most home owners now have a interest
rate on their home equity loan that is higher than what they are
paying on their primary mortgage.
If you are looking for another line of credit some lenders are
now suggesting you borrow more than the amount left on your
primary mortgage and using the surplus cash to pay for your line
of credit. While this interest rate may seem to be more
expensive, it can actually be less than the combined interest
rates of your primary mortgage and home equity loan.
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