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Now that you are ready to put your home improvement plans into action, SunTrust offers a variety of home improvement loan options, depending on your specific needs. How much money do you want to borrow? How quickly do you need the funds? Do you want to use the equity in your home? You have options to suit your needs when you finance through SunTrust.

  • What can you use this loan or line of credit for?
  • Loan or Line of Credit Amount
  • Interest Rate
  • Loan Term
  • Access to funds
  • How to Apply
  • Unsecured vs. Secured
  • Tax Benefits
  • Home Equity Line of Credit

    A flexible option that lets you draw only the money you need from the line you're approved for. And since it is secured by the equity in your home, you'll enjoy a lower interest rate and tax savings3 too.

  • This is a multipurpose option. You can use it for home improvements, to pay down higher rate balances, educational expenses, or any major purchase.
  • $10,000 to $500,000
  • Promotional Rate: Prime minus 1.26%, currently 2.99% APR for 12 months4 on initial advances of $25,000 or more taken at closing under the variable rate option.

    For balances at the end of 12 months and subsequent advances with this option, rates start between Prime + 0% and Prime + 0.49%, currently 4.25% to 4.74% APR5 (includes a 0.25% interest rate reduction6)

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  • 10 year draw period and 20 year repayment period5
  • 35 days, on average to close
    Make draws with variable rate checks, Online Banking, or Mobile Banking to access available funds. Or visit your nearest branch.
  • Apply online, by phone, or at a local branch. Close your line of credit at a local branch
  • Secured by your home
  • Interest may be tax-deductible3

  • Unsecured LightStream Loan for Home Improvements

    A quick, convenient online loan option that doesn't require collateral and gives you same-day access to funds1.

  • This loan option can be used for home improvements, such as building a new pool, putting solar panels on the roof or remodeling your kitchen.
  • $5,000 to $100,000
  • As low as 7 APR with AutoPay
  • 24 to 84 months repayment*
  • Same day funding available1
  • Complete online process: application to funding
  • Unsecured. Home not used as collateral.
  • Interest is not tax-deductible

You can also finance home improvements with these options.

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Important Information About These Products

1 You can fund your loan today if today is a banking business day, your application is approved, and you complete the following steps by 2:30 p.m. Eastern time: (1) review and electronically sign your loan agreement; (2) provide us with your funding preferences and relevant banking information, and (3) complete the final verification process.

2 The Affordable Home Improvement Program is available only in counties where SunTrust Bank has deposit-taking branches or ATMs, to clients with properties located in Federally designated low or moderate income census tracts and/or who have incomes below 80% of the area median income, as updated annually by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Subject to credit approval. Exclusions and limitations apply. Program subject to change without notice. Minimum loan amount is $1,001 in AL.

3 Consult your tax advisor regarding deductibility of interest.

4 Special Rate Advance: The special advance rate is variable for twelve (12) months and is applicable only for an initial advance of $25,000 or more taken under the variable rate option at the closing of the line of credit, to be disbursed immediately upon expiration of any applicable rescission period, and is valid for applications received by 12/31/17 and that close by 2/15/2018. An initial advance of $25,000 or more taken at closing under this option shall accrue interest at the Special Rate for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of disbursement of the advance. Special Rate Advance may not be used to pay off or pay down any SunTrust debt. Advances under this option subsequent to the Special Rate Advance, as well as any promotional balance remaining upon expiration of the Special Rate, shall accrue interest at the standard rate(s) and margin(s) as described below and in your Equity Line Agreement. Offer subject to change without notice at any time.

5 Minimum required line amount for this interest rate is $100,000 and is based on a maximum Combined Loan-To-Value (CLTV) of 70% or less. As low as rates vary by state/geographic region. The lowest rate listed includes an optional 0.25% interest rate reduction obtained if the payment is automatically deducted from a SunTrust checking, savings or money market account using SurePaySM. For the SunTrust Equity Line, this interest rate reduction does not apply to promotional rate advances, Fixed Rate/Fixed Term Advances or during the Repayment Period. All loan and line discount offers are subject to change. Offer is available for new and refinanced consumer home equity lines as well as for home equity credit line increases. Relationship pricing discounts are not available on existing consumer loans or lines of credit. The Prime Rate means the highest per annum “Prime Rate” of interest published from time to time by The Wall Street Journal in its “Money Rates” listings, which was 4.25% on 8/1/17. Standard APRs are variable; are based on your collateral property location, credit line amount, Combined Loan-To-Value (CLTV) ratio and other factors; and can range from Prime + 0.25% (currently 4.50% APR) to Prime + 8.54% (currently 12.79% APR) (during the 20-year repayment period for this option, the APR will continue to be calculated at a variable rate and your minimum monthly payment will be 1/240th of the total balance at the end of the draw period, plus interest and any applicable fees/charges). The maximum APR is 18% for properties located in FL, GA, TN, AL, SC, VA, MD, DC, AR, WV and MS. The maximum APR is 16% for properties located in NC. Offer and rates subject to change without notice. Offer is only available for owner-occupied, single-family, primary residences and condominiums located in FL, GA, TN, AL, SC, VA, NC, MD, DC, AR, WV or MS, and is not valid on second homes, manufactured homes or cooperatives. SunTrust must be in a valid first- or second-lien position. Exclusions and limitations apply. Property insurance is required and, if applicable, flood insurance will be required. For each advance taken under the Fixed Rate/Fixed Term option, there will be a $15 processing fee (except in MD and NC). There is a $65 annual fee, if and as allowed by applicable law, which is waived for clients with a Signature Advantage account or clients enrolled in Premier Banking. Preliminary line decisions are usually made within 24 hours on applications received during normal banking hours.

6 A 0.25% interest rate reduction off the standard rate of a consumer line of credit is available if the payment is automatically deducted from a SunTrust checking, savings or money market account using SurePay. For the SunTrust Equity Line, this interest rate reduction does not apply to promotional rate advances, Fixed Rate/Fixed Term advances, or during the Repayment Period. All line discount offers are subject to change. Offer for new and refinanced eligible consumer loans and lines of credit, as well as for credit line increases. A relationship discount is not available on existing consumer loans or lines of credit. Relationship pricing discounts may not be applicable for all products. Consult your banker for details.

7 Your APR may differ based on loan purpose, amount, term, and your credit profile. Rate is quoted with AutoPay discount, which is only available when you select AutoPay prior to loan funding. Rates under the invoicing option are 0.50% higher. Subject to credit approval. Conditions and limitations apply. Advertised rates and terms are subject to change without notice.

* Payment example: Monthly payments for a $10,000 loan at 4.29% APR with a term of three years would result in 36 monthly payments of $296.53.

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