1 No cost for credit report, appraisal, legal fees and flood certificate. Property insurance is required. HELOC must remain open for a minimum of 24 months or closing costs must be repaid by borrower. An annual fee of $100 is waived with automatic payments from an Abacus Personal Checking account. Maximum loan amount is determined by the amount of equity in your home, based on appraised value. Applicable for loans sizes up to $1 million. The HELOC must be secured by a first or second position mortgage on a primary owner occupied residential property and is available to U.S. Residents only.