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February 8, 2023  
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Citizens Bank Provides SBA Loan to Buy Merry Maids Franchise

Borrowing money to buy a Merry Maids franchise? Citizens Bank has a history of making these loans and they are guaranteed by the SBA.

If you live near Abilene, Texas and are interested in buying a Merry Maids franchise, you'll be interested to read the details on this SBA franchise loan, issued in 2006 by Citizens Bank. Obtaining a franchise loan from a commercial lending institution can be a great way to finance a franchise purchase.

SBA Loan Borrower


SBA Loan Lender


The lender provided this SBA business loan through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan program called the SBA Express Loan program. SBA Express loans are typically used for working capital, inventory purchases and equipment financing.

SBA Loan Program Type

This loan was issued under the SBA Fast Track program, which later was renamed the SBA Express loan program.


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Loan Approval Date


Loan Approval Gross Amount


Loan Approval from the SBA

Of the total $43,000 loan amount, the SBA guaranteed $21,500.

More Information on This SBA Loan

The borrower borrowed this money for an existing business. This loan was used to buy a Merry Maids franchise. At the time of the loan, the company had 30 employees. The loan application indicated that the loan would help retain 30 existing jobs.

Next Steps for Getting an SBA Loan

If you are wondering how to find money to start a business or already have a business and need money to expand, an SBA loan can be a great way to raise money

While you may be able to borrow money from friends and family, the SBA is a tried and true source for small business loan guarantees. This loan shows that any business with ambition and the right qualifications can get an SBA loan.

About This SBA Loan Information:

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