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Point Fall 2022 Homeowner Survey

Though mortgage interest rates haven't been this high since 2002, half of the homeowners who considered a loan against their home in the past year are moving forward, according to new research from Point. Point Editorial Team. •. 4 min read.
29% of homeowners still considering HELOC or Refi despite historically high interest rates

•. 2 min read. 29% of homeowners still considering HELOC or Refi despite historically high interest rates.
Financing home renovations: A quick guide to covering the cost

During this period, you have monthly repayments to make based on what you borrowed and interest. Unfortunately, HELOCs don't have fixed interest rates, so how much interest you repay depends on current rates.
22% of homeowners feels “stuck” because of high mortgage rates

Dec 14, 2022. - High mortgage rates and persistently high home prices have a majority of homeowners who want to move feeling stuck in their current homes, according to the Point Homeowner Sentiment and Moving Survey.
Point homeowner sentiment and moving survey

Trend 2: Homeowners Believe Mortgage Rates Will Stay High. Homeowners don’t hold out much hope that mortgage rates will decline in the next year. We asked all homeowners what they thought would happen.
Aging in place: Are homeowners prepared for the costs?

For many, worry about high interest rates and debt has turned them away from HELOCs, cash-out refinances, and reverse mortgages. For others who are living on a fixed income, strict qualification requirements can put these products out of reach.
Breaking the credit barrier: How to get a home equity loan with bad credit

They come with lower interest rates, making these kinds of loans more favorable to the borrower and less risky for the lender. Securing a home equity loan with a low credit score can be difficult.
Real estate CEOs, economists & other experts predict a “less crazy” housing market in 2023

Key findings include: About three-quarters of the respondents expect the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate to stay below 7% in June 2023. By December, every respondent believes rates will be at or below 7%.
Understanding home equity: What it is and how to use it

Some common motivations include: Debt consolidation: Debt consolidation is a smart way to reduce high-interest debt. Home equity loans offer better rates than other consumer loans. Therefore, it is a great option for debt consolidation.
Point brings Home Equity Investing to Hawaii, Tennessee, and Utah

Sixty-one percent of homeowners told Point that they considered a home equity line of credit or mortgage refinance in the last 12 months, with about one-third (35 percent) of those homeowners decided not to pursue the loan due to rising interest rates. (2).