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The Basics

A Cash-Out Refinance Can Help You Meet Your Financial Goals

  • Use your home equity to your advantage! Get money out of your home and use it for anything you want. Find out if it makes sense to refinance with our refinance calculator.
  • Make home improvements to increase the value of your home, pay for college tuition, pay off high-interest credit card debt, or buy a vacation home.

Every day for the past 30 years, we’ve helped hundreds of Americans lower their monthly payment by refinancing. Contact us today to see how we can help you!

Why You Should Choose Quicken Loans

  • You’ll get a completely online application process with less paperwork, and you can track the status of your mortgage application.
  • Our Home Loan Experts are available to answer your questions and help you understand the details so you get the right mortgage for you.
  • After you close your loan, you can manage your mortgage online without any hidden fees.
  • We service 99% of our mortgages, which means you can expect our great customer service to continue after you close.

Popular Cash-Out Refinance Options

  • FHA loan – Refinance up to 80% of your home’s value.
  • 30-year fixed-rate loan – This traditional mortgage with fixed payments is great for budgeting.
  • Adjustable rate mortgage – Save thousands in interest with our lowest rates available!
  • VA loan – Refinance up to 100% of your home’s value with the VA loan if you’re a veteran, military member or spouse.

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the difference between a cash-out refinance and a home equity loan?

Home equity loans or home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) are usually second mortgages. In other words, they are mortgages that you take out on top of the main mortgage you have on your home. This makes them second liens against your property and therefore more risky. A cash-out refinance is not a second loan; it is a new first mortgage.

What is equity? How can it help me get cash out of my refinance?

Home equity refers to the appraised value of your home minus the amount you still owe on your loan.

The more equity you have, the more money you may be able to get from a cash-out refinance. Many homeowners take cash out to pay off high-interest debt or make home improvements. Try our refinance calculator to see if you have enough equity to reach your financial goal.

What determines how much cash I get after refinancing?

In general, the cash-out amount is calculated by subtracting the balance of your old loan from the amount of the new mortgage loan, although many other factors, such as applicable fees, the type of loan you get and your equity, can affect your final cash-out amount.

How much does it cost to refinance?

It’s possible to add the costs associated with getting a new mortgage into the total refinance amount to avoid paying anything out of pocket at closing. However, refinancing to get cash out may result in a longer loan term or a higher rate, and that might mean paying more in interest overall in the long run.

Talk to a Home Loan Expert or use our refinance calculator to see if refinancing your home can help you get cash out.

Client will receive a closing credit of $1,000 on their Closing Disclosure if they receive a Verified Approval Letter and lock their rate within 90 days or lock their rate during the promotional period on a new purchase loan with a 30-year product. Offer valid between 12:01 a.m. ET on November 29, 2021, and 11:59 p.m. ET on December 1st, 2021. Offer valid on team member referral loans. This offer cannot be retroactively applied to previously closed loans or previously locked loans. Offer does not apply to new loans submitted to Rocket Mortgage through a mortgage broker, non-agency jumbo loans, Charles Schwab loans, portfolio loans or Rocket Pro Realtor loans. Rocket Mortgage reserves the right to cancel this offer at any time. Acceptance of this offer constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions, which are subject to change at the sole discretion of Rocket Mortgage. Offer may not be redeemed for cash or credit, and no change will be given if the discount amount exceeds costs otherwise due. Offer is nontransferable. This is not a commitment to lend. Additional restrictions/conditions may apply. Offer not valid with any additional discounts or promotions, except for HLBP and Rocket Pro Originate and Relocation offers.

Client will receive 0.5 points off current pricing on a refinance with a 30-year product (includes conventional, FHA and VA products; excludes non-agency products). A point is equal to 1% of the loan amount. This offer is only available to clients who lock their interest rate while completing the application process between November 29, 2021, at 12:01 a.m. ET and December 1st, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. ET. This offer cannot be retroactively applied to previously closed loans or previously locked loans. Offer does not apply to new loans submitted through a mortgage broker, non-agency jumbo loans, Charles Schwab loans, portfolio loans or Rocket Pro Realtor loans. Offer valid on team member referral loans. Rocket Mortgage reserves the right to cancel this offer at any time. Acceptance of this offer constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions, which are subject to change at the sole discretion of Rocket Mortgage. Offer is nontransferable. This is not a commitment to lend. Additional restrictions/conditions may apply. Offer not valid with any additional discounts or promotions, except for HLBP and Rocket Pro Originate offers.

§Closing cost savings based on Rocket Mortgage average refinance loan size of $243,467 and closing costs of $6,071. 20% savings for this example is based on 0.5% credit on refinance costs in relation to average refinance closing costs. Closing costs include all applicable fees and points. Costs exclude standard prepaid charges, prorations and escrow. Savings may vary. Data compiled as of November 18, 2021.

||Participation in the Verified Approval program is based on an underwriter’s comprehensive analysis of your credit, income, employment status, debt, property, insurance and appraisal as well as a satisfactory title report/search. If new information materially changes the underwriting decision resulting in a denial of your credit request, if the loan fails to close for a reason outside of Rocket Mortgage’s control, or if you no longer want to proceed with the loan, your participation in the program will be discontinued. If your eligibility in the program does not change and your mortgage loan does not close, you will receive $1,000. This offer does not apply to new purchase loans submitted to Rocket Mortgage through a mortgage broker. This offer is not valid for self-employed clients. Rocket Mortgage reserves the right to cancel this offer at any time. Acceptance of this offer constitutes the acceptance of these terms and conditions, which are subject to change at the sole discretion of Rocket Mortgage. Additional conditions or exclusions may apply.