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A Beginners Look at Secured Homeowner Loans


Secured homeowner loans come in a variety of different types and amounts, and are intended for a wide variety of uses.

These loans can be used for the same purposes as most personal loans? they can allow you to purchase a new car or other vehicle, pay for education expenses, make improvements or repairs to your home, or even consolidate several debts into a single low monthly payment.

Unlike some personal loans, however, secured homeowner loans use the equity in your home or other piece of real estate as collateral? which can lead to larger loan amounts than you might otherwise be eligible for with a standard personal loan.

So what is equity, anyway?

One of the key things that separate secured homeowner loans from standard personal loans is that they're based on the equity that a homeowner has in their house or real estate.

"Equity" is a fairly common term, appearing in advertisements for a variety of lending services, but many people aren't completely sure what equity is especially in relation to secured homeowner loans.

If you fall into this group and are confused by equity, it's actually quite simple. Equity is the portion of your home that you actually "own"? it's a measure of how much of your mortgage you've paid off.

The more equity you have, the more money you have invested in your house? and the more you can convert into useful secured homeowner loans should you need to.

The equity is considered to be the collateral for the loan, and larger amounts of equity usually translate into larger maximum loan amounts.

Shopping for a loan

When you're in the market for secured homeowner loans, you need to make sure not to blindly take the first loan rate that you're offered.

You can often find lower interest rates and more flexible repayment terms for secured homeowner loans if you shop around for quotes before committing to an agreement with any lender? visit several banks, finance companies, and other lenders and have them calculate a quote for you so that you can compare the offers at your leisure.

Taking the extra time to get several quotes for secured homeowner loans beforehand helps you to discover what the average offered rates and terms are, and also shows you which lenders offer the lowest interest rates and the best loan terms.

This way, you can make an informed decision in regards to your financial needs and will often end up saving quite a bit of time and money in the long run.

You may freely reprint this article provided the following author's biography (including the live URL link) remains intact:

About The Author

John Mussi is the founder of Direct Online Loans who help homeowners find the best available loans via the http://www.directonlineloans.co.uk website.


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