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Home Loans: Using Your Home as Collateral

Authored By: Federal Trade Commission
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If you need money to pay bills or make home improvements, and think the answer is in refinancing, a second mortgage, or a home equity loan, consider your options carefully. If you can't make the payments, you could lose your home as well as the equity you've built up.

Last Review and Update: Dec 04, 2019