A cash-out refinance in South Carolina is a financial transaction where you replace your existing mortgage with a new one that has a higher loan amount, allowing you to receive the difference in cash.

Here's how it typically works:

  1. Evaluation of your home equity: You start by assessing the current market value of your South Carolina property and determining the amount of equity you have built up. Equity is the difference between your home's value and the outstanding balance on your mortgage.
  2. Loan application and approval: You apply for a new mortgage that exceeds your current outstanding loan balance, taking into account the desired amount of cash you wish to receive. The lender will evaluate your creditworthiness, income, and other relevant factors to determine your eligibility for the loan.
  3. Appraisal and underwriting: The lender typically requires an appraisal of your South Carolina property to verify its value. They will also review your financial documents and perform underwriting to assess the risk associated with the loan.
  4. Closing process: If your application is approved and the lender is satisfied with the appraisal and underwriting results, you move forward with the closing process. This involves signing the necessary paperwork to finalize the new mortgage agreement.
  5. Receiving the funds: Once the refinance is completed, you receive the difference between the new loan amount and your previous mortgage balance in the form of cash. This cash can be used for various purposes, such as home renovations, debt consolidation, or other financial needs.

For more help with a cash out refinance, call Gary at 864-979-1111.