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Financing Options


There are many different ways to pay for your project if you do not have the option of paying in cash. A personal loan is a quick and easy way to borrow up to $35,000 and get funds within a few days. You can also refinance your mortgage or take out a home equity line of credit. Learn more about each option below.

Personal Loans

Upgrade your home without tapping into the equity with a personal loan. No matter which part of your home you want to improve, we can help you find the right personal loan for your project. Borrow up to $35,000 with rates starting at 5.99% APR and get your funds in as little as 24 hours.

Mortgage Refinance

Did you know you could pull cash out of your home to pay for your remodel by refinancing your mortgage? With rates at historic lows, you can have the kitchen you want along with a low fixed-rate mortgage payment.

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Home Equity

Have a lot of equity in your home and don't want to pay for your remodel in cash? A home equity line of credit may be the financing option for you.