Gina Pogol

Gina Pogol, contributor

With more than 10 years in the mortgage industry, and another 10 years writing about it, Gina Pogol brings a wealth of knowledge to The Mortgage Reports as its Associate Editor. Gina works with a team of world-class real estate and finance writers to bring timely and helpful news and advice to the audience. Her specialty is helping consumers understand complex and intimidating topics.

Articles by Gina Pogol

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What is a home equity loan and how does it work?

A home equity loan lets you cash-out your equity without replacing your current mortgage. Learn how home equity loans and home equity lines (HELOCs) work.

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Read this before using your 401(k) to buy a house

It’s possible to use your 401(k) for a down payment when buying a home. But it’s not always best. Learn how a 401(k) loan works and other options.