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St. Louis Home Equity Loans

Home Equity Loans

If you are considering making improvements to your home, consolidating high interest debt or looking for ways to pay for your child’s college education, you may be able to use funds from your home's equity to cover the costs.
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Rates are effective as of 02/14/2024
*The rate includes a discount of 1.50% based on current indexed rate
**For a limited time, you can get a 7.00% introductory annual percentage rate (APR) for six months. After that, a variable rate applies. Current rates range from 9.50% to 11.00% APR. 

Home Equity Products

Whether you're interested in a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) or a Home Equity Loan, we offer a variety of credit options to meet your needs - both big and small.


Home Equity Loan

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With a HELOC loan from Midwest BankCentre, you can get access to funds on an ongoing basis by writing checks to pay expenses as needed.  Our loans come with a low, variable interest rate. Our Home Equity Loans allow you to borrow a specific amount, with a fixed rate,
term and monthly payment schedule. You'll receive a one-time, sum payout.

St. Louis home equity loans

Dreaming of finally taking on that big renovation? If you own a home and need funds, the answer may be in your home’s equity. In fact, your home is a great financial asset. With a home equity loan, you can tap into your home’s equity to cover other costs, like paying off high-interest debt, funding your child’s education, covering an emergency expenditure, or making your home into your dream home.

A home equity loan can be described as a type of consumer debt. You can also call it an equity loan or a home equity installment loan. Home equity loans allow homeowners to borrow against their home’s equity. The loan amount is determined by the homeowner's current mortgage balance and their home's value. A home equity loan is usually fixed-rate, but a home equity line of credit, or HELOC, is more common and usually has a variable rate.

There are many costs associated with a home equity loan that you need to take into account, such as the interest rate, closing costs, appraisal fees, and the term. This article will give you a detailed overview of home equity loans, their costs and benefits. Be sure to read the terms and conditions before you submit a request for a home equity loan. You can then decide if a home equity loan is right to meet your needs.

Mortgage Calculator

Our mortgage calculator can help you determine the interest rate for a home equity loan. This tool pulls data from some of the country's most prominent banks and thrifts. A $30,000 loan can be calculated with an 80 percent loan-to-value ratio. A loan-to-value ratio, or LTV, compares your mortgage amount to the value of your home. Most lenders require that you have a certain amount of equity in your home and that you factor your income into the approval process.

There are many factors that influence the initial interest rate of home equity loans, including your credit score and income. A home equity loan's average annual percentage rate is five percent. However, rates can vary depending on your location and lender. A home equity loan may be the best option if you are looking for large loans to cover large upfront expenses such as college tuition. Because it is second in line, the interest rate for home equity loans is usually higher than that of a first mortgage. The rates for home equity credit vary widely and are often lower than first mortgages. Lenders set the initial interest rate for a home equity line of credit and these rates will fluctuate with market conditions.

The interest rate on a home equity loan can vary depending on where you live. For example, the home equity loan interest rates for those who live in Boston are the lowest, while those who live in the D.C. metropolitan area have the highest. The average home equity loan interest rates in the D.C. metropolitan region were 5.20% as of August 2, 2021. To find the best home equity loan interest rates for you, compare them across cities.

If you are in need of emergency cash, home equity loans may be a good option. However, you must also take into account the terms and fees. A home equity loan's interest rate should be affordable and the repayment terms should suit your needs. Look out for low fees. Also, verify information about home equity loans on lender websites. It’s worth noting that, at the time of this publication, many banks are tightening lending policies and temporarily suspending home equity products. 


Lender Term

The term length of home equity loans can vary from five to 30 years. The term of the loan can be extended or decreased depending on the borrower’s needs and goals. You can extend the repayment term by making additional payments or refinancing your loan. The interest rate is calculated using points, which are added to the total interest that has been paid during the loan term. The interest rate and the payment term will be affected by the number of fees and points.

Your debt-to-income ratio is another factor that will influence your decision to get a home equity loan. Your debt-to-income ratio (DTI) is the proportion of your income equal to your monthly debts. Your chances of getting a loan with a longer repayment term are higher if your debt-to-income ratio is lower. Remember that a lower DTI will result in a lower interest. To get a great interest rate, ensure you have sufficient equity in your home before you apply for a home equity loan.


Why Get a Home Equity Loan

The equity in your home can be used to pay off debt or gain financial security. With a home equity loan, you can use your home’s value to consolidate multiple debts with one loan. A lender will loan you a lump sum amount usually at a fixed interest rate for a specific term. Home equity loans have lower interest rates than credit cards, so you can save money by using a home equity loan to improve your financial situation. 

You can also use the equity in your house to finance large projects, like a home renovation, by taking out a loan. You can access the equity in your house without having to refinance, and make regular payments over the long term. But, before signing on the dotted line, confirm that you can afford the monthly payments.

Get Started

If you’re interested in a home equity loan or home equity line of credit, give us a call. Our experts can help you choose the credit option that fits your needs and walk you through the entire process. We make it simple for you to use the equity in your home to accomplish your goals. Because when you DREAM BIG, we all RISE TOGETHER.


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