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4 Useful Ways to Use Your HELOC

Your home is more than a place of refuge, it’s also an investment. The equity that builds up in your home can be tapped into for a variety of needs. In short, it can be a financial tool to benefit you! Here are some useful ways that you can use your HELOC.

Put it Back into Your Home

You can use your HELOC for home renovations. Ideas to create your dream home include:

  • Kitchen renovation
  • Appliance upgrades
  • Pave your driveway
  • Bathroom renovation
  • A new roof

Consolidate High-Interest Debt*

You can use your HELOC for more than home renovations. You can pay off high-interest debts to save money. Some options are:

  • Credit cards
  • Student Loans
  • Car Loans
  • Personal Loans

Use for a Down Payment on a Second Property*

Your HELOC can also be used for a down payment towards a:

  • Second Home
  • Investment Property
  • Beach House or Winter Cabin

Put Towards a Vacation or Wedding*

Lastly, you can finance your family vacation or even a wedding (or other life event) using your HELOC.*

How you use your HELOC is completely up to you. Use it according to what best fits your needs and your budget. Your HELOC is just another financial tool to help you live a life beyond what you imagined. To learn more or apply for a HELOC, visit amerantbank.com/heloc/.

*Always do your research and take into account your ability to pay back the money you take out. The suggestions in this blog post are not meant to replace a financial advisor, so always make sure to consult with advisors and experts before making big financial decisions.

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