Featured Articles

  • Home equity lines: Remember them?

    Once upon a time -- pre-recession -- you could open a line of credit using the equity in your house. With the housing industry starting to pick up, are HELOCs back, too?

  • 3 creative ways Millennials afford homeownership

    Despite being squeezed out of the traditional mortgage market and crippled by a mountain of student loan debt, some Millennials have been able to afford homeownership. Here are three creative ways they're doing it.

  • Home improvement financing to suit your situation

    Few homeowners have the funds to write a check for hardwood flooring installation or a complete kitchen remodel. See if any of these seven financing options are right for your particular financial circumstances.

  • Tap your 401(k) to buy or remodel a home?

    If you plan to improve or repair your home or buy a new one, your search for funds may lead to your retirement savings. Before you touch those funds, consider the short- and long-term consequences.

  • Home appraisal issues could derail your dreams

    One of the biggest obstacles to the housing recovery could also be a personal obstacle if you are trying to buy or sell a home or to refinance your home. Find out why appraisals are causing havoc in the housing market.

  • Home energy tax credits: Are they still available?

    In recent years, energy tax credits made many home projects more affordable. Since January 1, 2012, the scope of projects that qualify for tax breaks has narrowed considerably, but there are still many incentives available.

  • 6 reasons home renovations are booming

    A surge in home improvement activity in the U.S. started in 2012. See what is driving the trend to fix up our homes and stay put.


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.