Now Texas home owner can refi a home equity loan to a non home equity loan,

Before 1/1/2018, Texas home equity (or call Texas 50 a (6) loans has a rule as one time cash out, always cash out.  This is changed in year 2018. Now if you have a Texas cash out loan and like to refi just for rate/term purpose, loan can be changed to non Texas cash out loan. Usually a non cash out refi should get better rate.

The new rules also remove property with Agricultural use homestead restriction. So Agricultural home stead can get cash out now. 

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