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Home Equity Loans

If you are a home owner and have built up some equity in your home (the difference between what you owe on the home and what your home is worth), you can put this equity to work for you by borrowing against that equity to pay for things like remodeling, wedding expenses, educational expenses or the consolidation of several debts. The amount members can borrow depends on two major items, the ability to repay and the equity in your home. For example, a member may be able to borrow up to 80% of the appraised value of their home minus any outstanding first mortgage balance.

The following is an example of how this works:

The following is an example of how this works:
Appraised value $150,000
Multiply by x .80
=  $120,000
Minus 1st mortgage $60,000
Maximum line of credit $60,000

There are two major benefits to this type of borrowing. Because the loan is secured by your home, the interest rate that is charged for this type of loan may be less than that of other consumer loans. As well, often times, the loan interest paid on this debt is tax deductible on your income taxes where interest paid on other types of loans like personal loans, credit cards or auto loans are not.

The Credit Union offers two types of Home Equity Loans:

  • Home Equity Line of Credit Loans
  • Home Equity Fixed 2nd Mortgage Loans

Home Equity Loans are not available for online application at this time. Please call or stop in to speak to one of our Loan Specialist to apply.

Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS)

As required by federal law, First Bristol FCU employees who originate residential mortgage loans are registered in the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS). Here is a list of registered employees and their NMLS registration numbers.

Mark Cornacchio 451600
Peter Kelley 451599
Jose Tintone 451604
Theresa Neumann 451603
Erin Marin 1628282
Kelly Thaxter 1736778