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May 13, 2022 / Home Equity

How Much Equity Do You Have In Your Home?

Home values are high, like the highest they’ve ever been in our humble home state. But what does that mean for you? How much home equity do you have and what can you actually do about it? If you’re curious about how much your home is worth, check out these resources to help you calculate…
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Apr 22, 2022 / Home Equity

To Love or to List?

You may be familiar with the popular HGTV show about the great property debate: to love or list your home. The premise is simple—give homeowners a choice to make improvements on their existing property or put it on the market and find a new one.…
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Jan 07, 2022 / Home Equity

3 Reasons Why the New Year is the Right Time to Renovate

The new year is the perfect time to evaluate life, resolve to improve, and take actual steps toward accomplishing your personal goals. It’s also a great time to do the same for your home. If you’ve been thinking about renovating, now is a great time…
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Nov 05, 2021 / Home Equity

5 Creative Ways to Use a HELOC

When you hear the words “home equity line of credit” (HELOC), you might think of updating your existing home, adding more space, improving your curb appeal, or some other home-related renovation project. After all, adding value to your home is perhaps the most prudent use…
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Jun 10, 2021 / Home Equity

4 Simple Steps for Securing and Using a HELOC

There’s hot, and then there’s the Utah housing market. Coming off a week where Utah cities experienced near-record high temperatures, the scorching housing market continues to heat up just in time for the summer home-buying season. It may not be great news for potential home buyers,…
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May 20, 2021 / Home Equity

The Advantages of a HELOC

Every type of loan has its advantages—credit cards are convenient, auto loans and home loans are relatively low interest, and personal loans are known for their flexibility. But what if there was a loan that had all these advantages rolled into one? A home equity…
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Apr 28, 2021 / Home Equity

How Home Values Impact Home Equity Lines of Credit

The Utah housing market has never been hotter. As a result of extremely high demand and limited supply, the median sales price for a home in Utah has increased by 20 percent in the last year alone. The current median sale price for a single-family…
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Apr 07, 2021 / Home Equity

Spring Cleaning Tips to Improve Your Home’s Value

Spring is here, and among other things that means spring cleaning and home-selling season are officially underway. If you haven’t been paying attention to the Utah housing market, it’s apparently the hottest in the country. With historically low inventory and high demand, each new home…
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Mar 04, 2021 / Home Equity

One Big Reason to Use Your HELOC This March

March is known for a lot of things—the luck of the Irish, the Ides of March, in like a lion and out like a lamb. March brings the first days of spring, Daylight Savings Time, Women’s History Month, and even National Dentist’s Day (yes, that…
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Feb 10, 2021 / Home Equity

3 Smart Ways to Use Your HELOC

A Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) is one of the most flexible ways to borrow money. You can keep your line of credit at the ready as a financial safety net and advance funds to have cash on hand whenever it’s most convenient for…
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