In a Nutshell
- Get cash in as little as 11 days
- Entirely online application process
- Support available 7 days a week
- Must get pre-qualified to see rates
- Requires a minimum credit score of 640
Spring EQ is a Philadelphia-based lender that offers home equity loans, home equity lines of credit (HELOC), mortgages, and refinancing. You can borrow up to $500,000 or 97.5% of your home’s value through a home equity loan.
Spring EQ’s application process is fully online, and you can get pre-approved for a loan in minutes. Once you submit paperwork, the average loan takes just 21 days to fund, and Spring EQ says it can deliver cash to your account in as little as 11 days.
Spring EQ home equity loans are most suitable for homeowners who are comfortable with an online application process and want to get cash as quickly as possible. Spring EQ typically funds loans in 21 days from the time your paperwork is submitted, and the company can close a loan in as little as 11 days in some cases. While the application process is fully digital, Spring EQ loan officers are available 7 days a week by phone or email.
This lender is also suitable for homeowners with good credit. You must have a credit score of 640 or higher to qualify, and borrowers with a score of 740 or higher can borrow up to 97.5% of their home’s value. You’re not required to refinance your home’s current mortgage when taking out a home equity loan or HELOC.
Types of Loans/Products
Spring EQ offers home equity loans, HELOCs, mortgage refinancing, and mortgages. All borrowers must have a minimum credit score of 640, but the company doesn’t offer more information about rates, down payment, fees, or loan sizes until you get pre-qualified, which can be done in a few minutes.
For home equity loans, you can borrow $25,000 to $500,000, or up to 97.5% of your home’s value, if you have a credit score of 740 or higher. Rates start as low as 4.99% APR for a 20-year home equity loan. You’ll need to complete the two-minute online pre-qualification form to get a customized rate quote and see your repayment options.
- Minimum 640 credit score
- Borrow up to $500,000 or 97.5% of your home’s value
- Repayment terms up to 30 years
- APR from 4.99%
- Loans over $175,000 require drive-by or in-home appraisal
- Loans over $250,000 require title insurance
The Application Process
Spring EQ’s application process is fully online. You can get a customized quote and be pre-approved for a home equity loan in minutes by entering basic information about yourself and your home. If you wish to proceed with the loan, you can upload all required documentation like proof of income and the title to your home online. Spring EQ typically closes loans in 21 days, and some loans can close in as few as 11 days.
Spring EQ offers flexible repayment terms with periods of up to 30 years. The company advertises rates as low as 4.99% APR for a 20-year home equity loan for a borrower with a 740 credit score. You’ll need to get pre-qualified to get customized repayment terms and interest rates for your situation.
Help & Support
You can get help with a new loan application by phone or with an existing loan by email. Spring EQ’s loan officers are available by phone and email from 8 am-9 pm Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm Saturday, and 10 am-4 pm Sunday.
Phone: (888) 978-9978
How Spring EQ Compares
|APR||From 4.99%||From 3.00%||From 2.238%|
|Loan types||Home equity, HELOC, refinance, conventional||Home equity, HELOC, refinance, jumbo||Conventional, refinance, cash-out refinance|
|Minimum credit score||640||620||620|
Spring EQ offers home equity loans, HELOCs, mortgages, and mortgage refinancing through a simple online application. You can get pre-qualified in minutes and receive cash in your bank account in about 3 weeks. You must have at least a 640 credit score to qualify, and you can borrow up to $500,000 or 97.5% of your home’s value if your credit score is over 740. Spring EQ offers phone support 7 days a week if you need to speak with a loan officer.
Do I need an appraisal for a home equity loan?
Spring EQ requires a drive-by or in-home appraisal for home equity loans over $175,000.
How much can I borrow with Spring EQ?
You can borrow up to $500,00 or 97.5% of your home’s value, whichever is less, if your credit score is 740 or higher. You must have title insurance for loans over $250,000.
Do I need to pay off my mortgage to get a home equity loan?
No. Spring EQ does not require you to own your home mortgage-free, and you do not need to refinance your existing mortgage to get a home equity loan.
What can I use a Spring EQ home equity loan for?
There are no restrictions on how you can use funds from a Spring EQ home equity loan.
Spring EQ, 2929 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
This review is based on the Spring EQ website and the Better Business Bureau.