Home Improvement Loans

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What Is a Home Improvement Personal Loan?

A home improvement personal loan is an unsecured (no collateral) fixed-rate personal loan that is used for home renovations and repairs and repaid over a set length of time. Home improvement personal loans are a smart alternative to revolving high-interest credit cards and faster than tapping into home equity.

Instead of waiting for your house, condo, or apartment to accumulate enough equity for a cash out refi or home equity line of credit, you can get a personal loan for home upgrades in as little as a few days—no collateral, appraisal, or costly refinancing required. A personal loan for home improvements offers an easy, online application with eligibility based primarily on your credit score (not home value), fast funding, and affordable monthly payments.

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  • Borrow up to $40,000
  • Quick and easy online application
  • Eligibility based on credit history, not home value
  • Receive money fast
  • No prepayment fees

Make Upgrades and Repairs Faster, Easier Than Refinancing

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Expand Living Space

Renovate that bathroom, add a granny unit, install a deck, pool.

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Cover Urgent Repairs

Tackle the unexpected leaky roof, broken water heater, or damaged siding.

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Improve Energy Efficiency

Lower your energy bill by installing solar, water-wise irrigation, and efficient windows and doors.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a home improvement personal loan?
A home improvement personal loan is an easy to access, unsecured (no collateral required) fixed-rate loan repaid over a set period of time for home renovations and repairs. Home improvement personal loans are a smart alternative to revolving high-interest-rate credit cards and faster than tapping into home equity.
How is a home improvement personal loan different than a home equity loan or cash out refinancing?
With a home improvement personal loan you can upgrade or make repairs more quickly, without wading through a lot of paperwork, or wait for a home appraisal and a long approval process.

While you will have an origination fee on a personal loan with LendingClub, there are no application fees, prepayment penalties, or unreasonable refinancing closing costs to worry about. Since personal loans require no collateral to back the loan (except for your good credit), you will likely receive a lower interest rate with a home equity loan, however, you risk losing your home to foreclosure if you’re unable to make your home equity loan payments.
Why should I choose a personal loan for home upgrades and repairs?
Because eligibility is based on your creditworthiness (not on the fluctuating value of your home), getting a personal loan requires less time, less hassle, no home appraisal, and less paperwork than refinancing. And you get to decide exactly how the money will be used—even if it's for more than home upgrades (like paying off credit cards). Plus, your rate and monthly payments are fixed (not variable) over a set length of time, so you'll know exactly when your loan will be paid in full.

Checking your rate takes only minutes and won't impact your credit score. After checking your rate, here's what's next:

Choose your offer
If your loan request is approved, you’ll be able to review the loan amount, interest rate, APR, monthly payment, and loan term.

Confirm your information
We ask for your Social Security number, and about your income and employment. If we need any other documents or information, we'll let you know in your To-Do List. Then, hold tight while we look for your investors on our marketplace and wrap up your loan.

Get funded
Once your loan is funded, we’ll send the money directly to your bank account.
Is a personal loan better than a credit card for home repairs and upgrades?
Instead of worrying about credit limits, introductory rates, or high-interest rate revolving balances, a personal loan offers a low fixed rate and affordable monthly payment repaid over a set length of time. This means you’ll know the exact date your loan will be paid in full. No additional interest will be added to your loan once you lock in your rate, so nearly all of your monthly payment goes to quickly reducing your balance and paying down what you owe.
Will checking my rate hurt my credit score?
Checking your rate with LendingClub has absolutely no impact on your credit score because we use a soft credit pull. A hard credit pull that could impact your score occurs only if you continue with your application and a loan is issued to you.

Also remember that a personal loan could have a positive impact on your credit in the future if you’re able to show a history of on-time payments and a reduction in overall debt (that means no new debt, such as higher credit card balances). *
How quickly can I get a personal loan for home improvements and repairs?
Over one-third of our customers get funded within 24 hours after approval. *  You can help keep things moving along by checking your To-Do List and making sure you have submitted all the documents and information requested.

Applying is easy and the entire process can be completed online using your phone, laptop, or tablet.
How do I make payments on a personal loan?
With a personal loan for home improvements from LendingClub, you can choose to have payments automatically withdrawn from your bank account each month. We'll email you a reminder a few days in advance so you can make sure money is there. If you prefer mailing us a check each month instead, that’s okay, too. You can also change your payment date, make additional payments, or pay off your loan right from your Account Summary.