Millions of our family, friends and neighbors have been impacted by these terrible storms. Our communities won’t be rebuilt overnight, but they will recover.

Helping Those Affected by Recent Hurricanes

For those who have been impacted by recent hurricanes, we want you to know Colonial is here to help. Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are among the worst flooding disasters in U.S. History. Millions of our family, friends and neighbors ...
Colonial’s Home Equity Line of Credit program, or HELOC, allows you to borrow up to 50 percent of the appraised value of your home. Below are a few reasons to consider a Home Equity Line of Credit.

Why You Should Consider a Home Equity Line of Credit

There is no shortage of benefits to owning your own home. The ability to make upgrades as you wish, knowing your mortgage payment with a fixed-rate loan and of course, building equity. A number of factors can determine your home’s ...
There are numerous ways to get a money-smart energy-efficiency update, with many of them being just day- or weekend-long renovation projects.

Energy- and Money-Saving Home Improvement Projects

Energy costs are a huge expense for home dwellers these days, so people are always looking for various ways to be more energy-efficient within the home while also not draining their bank accounts. There are numerous ways to get ...
Whether you are sprucing up a new home or reinvigorating a room that seems to have lost its luster, accent walls are a great way to draw eyes and start conversations.

Accent Wall 101

If you have recently moved into a home or have stuck with the same layout for some time, you may feel the impulse with the onset of spring to liven things up a bit. Whether you are sprucing up a new home or reinvigorating a room ...
One of the many things that make home equity loans so attractive is their flexibility.

Common Uses for a Home Equity Loan

If you’re a homeowner, chances are you probably know that your home’s equity is important. Building home equity comes from a combination of paying down the amount owed on the loan, along with the home’s current market value. ...
A healthy home is the key to a healthy homeowner, and the best way to maintain a healthy environment in your own home is to keep it clean.

How to Prevent Mold in Your Home

A healthy home is the key to a healthy homeowner, and the best way to maintain a healthy environment in your own home is to keep it clean. However, there are some areas of your house where a potential health risk could develop ...
Many homeowners consider renovations and upgrades to their home when looking to sell. There are several key upgrades to consider that will boost your home’s value, as well as several ways to finance these large purchases.

The Features that Boost Home Sales & Values

Many homeowners consider renovations and upgrades to their home when looking to sell. There are several key upgrades to consider that will boost your home’s value, as well as several ways to finance these large purchases. Three ...
If you have an attic space that is either empty or full of junk, consider these creative uses for your attic space, ranging from a peaceful getaway to an inspiring studio.

Creative Uses for Your Attic Space

If you have an attic space that is either empty or full of junk, consider these creative uses for your attic space, ranging from a peaceful getaway to an inspiring studio. Book Nook If you’re a book lover, then a secluded attic ...
Many homeowners decide to take on an improvement project either because of cost or the desire to do something for themselves. However, sometimes it’s best to get a loan and leave the work to the professionals.

The Dangers of DIY Projects: Why It’s Best to Get a Loan to Properly Pay for Work

Many homeowners decide to take on an improvement project either because of cost or the desire to do something for themselves. However, sometimes it’s best to get a loan and leave the work to the professionals. Underestimating ...
Colonial offers two competitive programs that lets homeowners utilize the equity in their home to use for any purpose.

Tap into the Cash Under Your Roof

When many people think of spring, they think of flowers blooming, birds chirping, and of course, family gatherings outdoors. Spring is the perfect time to invite your family and friends over for a backyard cookout or dip in the ...