home equity line of credit
Draw on your home’s equity for instant cash.
Knowing you have extra cash readily available can provide peace of mind.
Secured by the equity in your home, a home equity line of credit offers you exceptional financial flexibility in choosing when, and how much, you wish to borrow.
Use the money to tackle a home improvement project. Make a special purchase. Pay college expenses. Buy a new car. Or anything else you desire. Plus, interest paid on a home equity loan may be tax-deductible.*
ALEC Home Equity Line of Credit highlights:
Borrow up to 80% of the current appraised value of your home***
No annual fees or closing costs3
Home Equity Line of Credit Rate
|Introductory Rate||After Intro Rate, APR* as low as|
|3.99% APR for the first 12 months 5,6||7.75%|
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ALEC HELOC FAQs
With an ALEC Home Equity Loan, the loan is closed-ended. The rate on a Home Equity Loan is fixed and has a defined term. The loan and payment amounts are set. This is not an open line of credit.
With an ALEC HELOC, this loan is open-ended. It has an introductory rate and then a prevailing variable rate after the introductory rate. The prevailing rate is based on the Prime Rate and is subject to change monthly. In addition, your HELOC payment can be interest only or principal and interest. You can also continue to use the open line on your HELOC for an extended period of time. This means that you can use funds on your HELOC for a project, pay it off and then use the line again for a separate project.
ALEC absorbs the majority of closing costs for a Home Equity Loan or HELOC. The member is responsible for the $350 appraisal fee. Minnesota members are also responsible for paying a mortgage registration tax.
You can close your Home Equity Loan or HELOC in as little as 30 days.
There are no pre-payment penalties with a Home Equity Loan or HELOC.
No. ALEC does not offer Home Equity Loans or HELOC's in all fifty states. Home Equity Loans and HELOC's are currently available in IL, WI, OH and MN at this time.
The interest rate will vary based on the Prime Rate with a minimum rate of 7.75% APR**.
You can borrow up to 80% of the current appraised value of the home, less any outstanding liens.