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Home Equity Line of Credit

Make life easier with a flexible line of credit

Best if you

  • Have available equity in your home
  • Have a borrowing need such as home improvement, major purchases or debt consolidation
  • Want a line of credit that's available when you need it
  • Want overdraft protection for your BB&T checking account

Benefits

  • Option to lock in balances with a fixed rate and term1
  • Enjoy a line of credit that replenishes as you pay it off
  • Borrow at lower interest rates than credit cards
  • Choose from flexible payment options: interest only or 1.5% of the outstanding balance
  • No closing cost option2

Fixed-rate loan option

With our worry-free fixed-rate loan option, you'll get the security of a fixed rate and term—and the peace of mind that comes with predictable payments.

  • Take advantage of competitive rates and a low set-up fee
  • Avoid the hassle of getting a new loan for large purchases
  • Replenish your available line of credit with each loan payment
  • Get up to three loans of at least $5,000 simultaneously

Uses

Use your home equity line of credit for any number of large expenses, including:

  • Home improvements
  • Major purchases or appliances
  • Tuition or education costs
  • Medical expenses
  • Debt consolidation
  • Ongoing or unplanned expenses

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Applying for a home equity line of credit (HELOC) is a bit like applying for a mortgage, minus a couple of steps.

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1A fixed option may be available on all or portions of your line. Fixed options are priced based on the margin, amount and term selected and will vary from your home equity line variable rate or any promotional rate. Clients may have up to three fixed options at any time on their home equity line. There is a $50 Fixed Option set up fee.

Loans are subject to credit approval.

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