Put your home’s equity to work for you with a home equity line or loan.
Used sensibly, leveraging the equity in your home can be a smart borrowing option and an extra source of credit to help you better manage and organize your financial life. You can apply online, or at one of our local offices.
Not sure which of our home equity options is right for you? Compare the features and benefits below.
Use the equity in your home to secure a variable-rate home equity line – and draw on the funds only when you need to use them.
Receive your funds in one lump sum and enjoy a fixed rate and fixed monthly payments.
Our experienced bankers are available to help you every step of the way whether you apply online or at any of our locations. Best of all, you typically can access your funds in just 3-4 weeks after you apply and are approved!
Rates Effective November 1, 2023
|LINE AMOUNT||INDEX||MARGIN||ANNUAL PERCENTAGE RATE (APR)|
|$25,000 to $749,999||WSJ Prime||-0.25%||8.25%|
|$750,000 to $1,499,999||WSJ Prime||+0.00%||8.50%|
Disclosures for Home Equity Lines of Credit
*Rates shown are for 1-4 family, owner occupied residences located in our lending market within MA. Maximum loan-to-value (LTV) of 80% of appraised value. Properties valued at over $1 million may be subject to lower LTV. Property insurance required. Accounts subject to individual approval. No closing costs except for cooperatives and properties held in a trust. Our Home Equity Lines of Credit have a 20 year draw period followed by a 20 year repayment period for owner occupied properties. A $40 Annual Fee is waived for the first year. Early termination fee of $250 or 2% of the HELOC’s credit limit, whichever is less applies if Line terminates within 12 months of closing. The Annual Percentage Rate (APR) varies daily, is based on the Prime Rate as listed in the Wall Street Journal (Prime) plus or minus a margin, and will also depend on the amount of the Home Equity Line of Credit that we approve. However, the APR will not be less than 3.00% APR or more than 18% APR. As of 11/1/2023 the Prime Rate is 8.50% APR. Minimum Line of Credit is $25,000. For Home Equity Lines of Credit of $25,000 to $749,999, the APR will be Prime minus 0.25%, currently 8.25% APR. For Lines of $750,000 to $1,499,999, the APR will be Prime plus 0.00%, currently 8.50% APR. APRs reflect a 0.25% auto-pay discount from a Brookline Bank checking account. Other rates, terms, conditions and restrictions apply. See a personal banker for details. Offer subject to change without notice. Credit approval required.
Rates Effective November 1, 2023
|FIXED-RATE||BORROWED AMOUNT||ANNUAL PERCENTAGE RATE (APR)||TERM IN MONTHS||PAYMENT PER $1,000|
|5-Year Fixed||$50,000 and over||7.25%||60||$19.92|
|5-Year Fixed||$15,000 to $49,999||7.25%||60||$19.92|
|10-Year Fixed||$50,000 and over||7.99%||120||$12.13|
|10-Year Fixed||$15,000 to $49,999||7.99%||120||$12.13|
Disclosures for Home Equity Loans
*Rates shown are for 1-4 family, owner occupied residences located in our lending market within MA. Maximum loan-to-value (LTV) of 80% of appraised value. Properties valued at over $1 million may be subject to lower LTV. Property insurance required. Accounts subject to individual approval. No closing costs except for cooperatives and properties held in a trust. Other terms, conditions, rates and restrictions may apply. Offers subject to change without notice. Speak with a personal banker for details. If your loan is a first lien loan, the payment examples do not include taxes or insurance and therefore your payments may be greater. Prepayment penalty fee of $250 or 2% of the Loan’s outstanding balance, whichever is less, applies if Loan terminates within 12 months of closing. APRs reflect 0.25% auto-pay discount from a Brookline Bank Checking Account. Contact a Brookline Bank representative for more information.
Curious how much you might qualify for? Try our Home Equity Credit Calculator.
To begin, simply input the value of your home and the total amount of all your outstanding home loans.
Please note the approval of your loan or line request and the amount for which you may qualify, will depend on additional factors including your credit history.