If you are searching for a loan to cover the current mortgage owed, you may want to consider a few
options before you settle on any one option. The bank lenders will often repossess or foreclose
contracts if the borrower cannot pay for the mortgage loan. Thus, if you are searching for equity
loans to refinance your home, you may want to consider selling your home to make profit and then
purchasing a foreclosed home.
This is often wiser than taking out a second loan, since the foreclosed homes are often sold at a
fraction of the market price. Otherwise, if you are searching for a equity loan, you may want to
consider many details before applying for the loan.
For instance, if you are applying for equity loans, the lender will factor the amount of income
generated in the home and multiply it by 3 for a single borrower. However, if you are married or
applying Jointly for an equity loan, then the lender will factor in the repayments based on the first
applicants salary times 3 the greater amount and the joint salary times one times the second salary,
and then estimated 2 ½ of the combined salary.
In other words, the lender will combine both payments, rolling it into one monthly installment and
the estimated amount is what you will repay. Since you are taking out an equity loan, then the
lender will consider the equity of your home when subtracting the current balance owed on the
Last, we can look at an example to help you appreciate loan amounts:
Joint: Buyer One $30, 000 per year
Buyer Two: $20,000 per year
Equity vs. Balance vs. Loan:
We have in mathematical calculations: 30,000 x 3 + 20,000 = 110,000. Therefore, the borrower
could take out an equity loan up to $110, 000, but this is not included the cuts on the equity vs. the