We wrote this article for entrepreneurs in Ladera Heights, California who are interested in getting a small business loan.
Lenders for Ladera Heights Businesses
This is a list of banks outside of Ladera Heights, California that have provided SBA loans to Ladera Heights businesses. Some of these may be national banks with local branch locations.
Ladera Heights Business Loan Advice
As a prerequisite to reaching out to banks to get a bank loan, you will need to develop the specifics of your loan request.
You need to be able to clearly explain your business, explain how much you want to borrow, describe what the money will finance, and show how you intend to to pay the loan back to the bank.
A well-defined business plan is an important prerequisite. If the loan is to for a going concern, you should also have financial statements covering the last three years. Bankers will also want to know what collateral you have available to guarantee the loan. Collateral is relevant because banks always
want to be prepared for a worst-case scenario in which cash flow from the business does not meet your projections.
If the business has few assets, you will likely be asked to secure the business with your personal assets, such as your individual retirement account or pension plan. The banks will check on your personal credit history in any case, so hopefully you have good credit history
-- you may want to get a copy of your credit history prior to meeting with the banker.
Many of the banks in our list are SBA lenders. Prior to visiting local banks, you may want to do your homework on SBA loans programs to see if you qualify. SBA 7(a) loans, SBA 504 loans and SBA disaster assistance loans may be available to you.
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