When making a major purchase, using a home equity loan or line of credit is an alternative to financing offers often provided by a seller or manufacturer. In such cases, buyers often have the option of taking the seller-provided financing offer or a rebate on their purchase. Taking the rebate and using the equity in your home may provide a better alternative to the seller financing.
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