Home Equity Loans & Lines of Credit | Katahdin Trust Company (Houlton, ME)


Home Equity

Use the equity in your home to help pay for your next big project.

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Get what you need with what you have.

Home Equity Line of Credit - your home's equity is the value of your home minus any mortgage debt.

  • No closing costs, no application fees and no annual fee^.
  • Friendly, local service - a loan officer will help you every step of the way.
  • Borrow up to 80% of your existing home’s value.
  • Flexible payment options.
  • Lock in your rate with our RateLock Option**.  Convert a portion of your line into a fixed-rate loan without refinancing or reapplying.
  • One of the least expensive ways to borrow money if you own a home.
  • Variety of uses! Home improvement projects, dream vacation, college tuition payments or expenses, consolidating credit card debt, mortgage refinance, or other large expenses.

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Choose the plan that's best for you.

Loan TypeHome Equity Lines of Credit (HELOC)Home Equity Loan
Features Get pre-approved for a certain amount and access the money as you need it. There is just one application to complete and it serves as a reusable credit line. Get the money now in a single lump sum. Lock in your rate and monthly payment amount.
Interest Rate Variable Rate
Take advantage of our RateLock Option. You'll be able to lock in up to three portions of your line into a fixed-rate loan.
Easy Access to Funds Electronically transfer your available funds from your HELOC directly to your checking or savings account. Home equity checks are available upon request. Receive the full lump sum of money.
Optional Coverage Available Life Insurance Coverage Mortgage Life and Disability Insurance  
Minimum Loan Amount $10,000.00 $10,000.00

All loans are subject to credit approval. Property insurance is required. Loan amounts from $10,000.00 to $500,000.00.
Conforming Loan Payment Notice
All loan payments to Katahdin Trust Company must be accompanied by either an account number, payment notice or payment coupon provided. Mailed payments must be sent to Katahdin Trust Company, PO Box 36, Houlton, ME 04730. Loan payments may also be made in person to Katahdin Trust Company personnel at any of our branch locations. Payments must be received by 6:00 pm Eastern Time Monday through Friday (except bank holidays) to be credited as of that date. All other payments received will be credited as of the next business day or as otherwise permitted by law.

Please contact your local branch for details and current rate information.

**RateLock Option: Lock in your rate for a specified period of time by converting all or a portion of the revolving balance into a fixed-rate loan, up to three separate fixed-rate loans available at any one time. Minimum amount to lock in a fixed rate is $5,000. APR for that fixed portion will be locked until the balance is repaid and will be based on the bank’s current fixed home equity rates. Any HELOC balance that is not converted to a fixed-rate loan will continue to accrue interest at the bank’s current HELOC rate. A fee of $50.00 applies for each fixed-rate option advanced.
^If legal fees should exceed $110, borrower would be responsible for the portion over $110. There will be some circumstances that an appraisal may be necessary or the borrower may want an appraisal and in that case, the borrower cost may range from $275 to $640. If the loan is more than $250,000, an appraisal is required. Current customers will be charged a documentation fee of 1% of the loan amount with a minimum fee of $250 or maximum fee of $1,500 for loans refinanced with less than $10,000 in new money. 

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