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Home Equity Loans

Home Equity Accounts from The Bank of Kentucky offer a smart way to take advantage of your largest asset. By borrowing against the equity in your home, you can pay for on-going expenses such as home improvement or education, or one-time expenses such as purchasing a new car. The interest on a home equity account may also be tax-deductibleConsult a tax advisor regarding the deductibility of interest.

There are two types of Home Equity Loans:

  • Home Equity Line of Credit
  • Home Equity Loan

Consider these differences: 

  Home Equity Line of Credit Home Equity Loan
Summary: A Home Equity Line of Credit is an on-going source of funds available for any type of purchase. Repaid portions of the line become available for future purchases. A Home Equity Loan is a one-time loan provided in a single disbursement.
Common Uses:
  • Home improvement
  • Wedding expenses
  • Managing cash flow
  • Auto financing
  • Debt Consolidation
  • Other one-time expenses
Monthly payment: Based on the outstanding balance, either 1% of balance or interest-only Fixed monthly payment

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Variable interest rate tied to Prime

Five Year fixed rate feature available

Fixed interest rate
Access to Funds: Checks or Banking center withdrawal Dispersed in one-payment at loan closing

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Check out our Home Equity Rates on the Rates page for more information.

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