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Home Equity

Home Equity

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Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)

Unlocking the Borrowing Power of Your Home.

Your home is a valuable asset which you can utilize achieve your financial goals. Whether you dream of consolidating high-interest debt or transforming your kitchen into a culinary haven, your home equity is the secret ingredient to make it happen. With low rates and flexible terms, a home equity loan can help fulfill your biggest desires.

  • Low Monthly Payments and Flexible Terms
  • Perfect for One-Time Projects or Payments
  • Local Lending Team available to help you decide between HELOC or Home Equity Loan

What Is A HELOC?

A home equity line of credit (HELOC) is a flexible loan that lets you borrow against the equity in your home, up to a certain limit. You can use the funds for any purpose, and only make payments on the money you borrow.

HELOCs are great for consolidating high-interest debt or for property renovation projects.

Looking for a Long-term Fixed Rate?

Consider a home equity loan and get locked into a fixed rate. First Commonwealth offers terms up to 20 years, so you can enjoy a predictable monthly payment for the life of your loan.

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Home Equity Loans

Renovate the Kitchen, Consolidate Debt, Take a Vacation, and More.

Your home, which is often your most valuable asset, can be an invaluable resource for achieving your financial goals. Home equity loans are great for specific, one-time expenses such as purchasing a new car or kickstarting a home remodeling project.

Ready to Apply?
You can upload copies of your income verification (recent paystub, pension, or social security statement, etc), your last two years of W2s, a copy of your Homeowners Insurance Policy, and a recent Mortgage Statement directly to your application.

What Is Equity?

Equity is the difference between the value of your home and the remaining unpaid principal balance of your mortgage.

For instance, if your home is worth $250,000 and your mortgage balance is $100,000, your equity is $150,000.

What Is A Home Equity Loan?

A Home equity loan is a one-time loan for a specified dollar amount at a fixed interest rate with a fixed repayment term. This type of loan has a predetermined monthly repayment amount and an amortization schedule for up to 15 years. 

Home equity loans are great for one-time purchases like a new car or a home remodeling project.

Should You Use Equity For Reoccurring Payments?

Consider a home equity line of credit (HELOC). HELOCs offer flexibility, allowing you to use the funds as needed, whether all at once or at various times.