Can foreigner purchase a home and then use the home as collateral to get a Home equity loan?I am an international student currently studying at US ( F1 Visa)I am thinking to invest in real estate in US. I have a question:Can foreigner purchase a home and then use the home as collateral to get a Home equity loan?By the way, I have a SSN and two credit card issued by American and my credit score is 700.July 23 2012 - US00YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.