Home Improvement Financing: Resources

Lenders
American Express
800.332.6186
www.americanexpress.com/acceptamex7

American General Financial Services
800.599.2347
http://loansfast.com
See site for branch nearest you

AmeriFirst Home Improvement Finance
402.505.6300 (corporate headquarters)
800.228.2179 (customer service)
800.666.8393 (contractor dealers)
E-mail: service@trustamerifirst.com (customer service); mortgagehelp@trustamerifirst.com (mortgage support team)

Builder Direct Lending
800.407.0717
www.builderdirectlending.com

Capital One Home Improvement Finance
866.715.8844

Centennial Mortgage
952.826.0025
www.centennialmortgage.com
E-mail: tbagley@centennialmtg.com

Fannie Mae
800.732.6643

First Consumer Credit
Dave Phillips, Midwest and West Coast, 800.777.1665
Chuck Boling, East Coast, 800.844.5207
www.firstconsumercredit.com

First Mutual Bank
425.453.5301
www.firstmutual.com

First Trust Mortgage
770.662.0226
www.firsttrustmortgageco.com

GB Equity Partners
617.422.7801

GE Money
866.838.0654
www.growwithfinancing.com

HomePlus Finance
866.234.5010
bsimone@homeplusfinance.com

KeyBank Home Improvement (KBHI)
800.784.6494

OPEN from American Express
800.669.6736
www.americanexpress.com/OPEN

Provantage Finance
888.241.0913
www.provantagefinance.com

US Mortgage
619.644.2026
www.usmortgage.com

Wachovia Capital Finance
866.560.5066
www.wachovia.com
See site for branch nearest you

Wells Fargo Financial Retail Services
800.545.3550
www.homeprojectsvisacard.com

Books
All About Mortgages: Insider Tips to Finance or Refinance Your Home
by Julie Garton-Good, 2004

Home Renovation Checklist: Everything You Need to Know to Save Money, Time, and Your Sanity
by Robert Irwin, 2003

The Insider's Guide to Home Equity Borrowing
by Pete Hitesman, 2004

Web Links

  • www.contractorguide.com
  • www.crawfordrenovations.com/financing.asp
  • www.credit.com/life_stages/getting_ahead/Remodeling-Your-Home.jsp
  • www.home-improvement-and-financing.com
  • www.loans-online-fast.com
  • www.renovatorsplace.com/financing-costs/index.cfm
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