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January 29, 2023  
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Loan to Buy Camille's Sidewalk Cafe Franchise Issued By First State Bank

Borrowing money to buy a Camille's Sidewalk Cafe franchise? First State Bank has a history of making these loans and they are guaranteed by the SBA.

Getting money to buy a Camille's Sidewalk Cafe franchise may simply require a phone call to a local SBA banker. In 2002, First State Bank issued an SBA franchise loan to an entrepreneur in Springlake, Texas. Because Camille's Sidewalk Cafe was registered with the SBA's registry of franchises, this Texas small business loan was issued on an expedited basis.

SBA Loan Borrower


SBA Loan Lender

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This was a LowDoc (Low Documentation Loan Program). LowDoc is one of the SBA's most popular programs because there is a simple, one-page SBA application form and rapid turnaround on loan approvals.

SBA Loan Program Type

This loan was issued as a general business loan.


722110 - Full-Service Restaurants

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Loan Approval from the SBA

Of the total $25,000 loan amount, the SBA guaranteed $21,250.

More Information on This SBA Loan

The borrower borrowed this money for a new business. This loan was used to buy a Camille's Sidewalk Cafe franchise. At the time of the loan, the company had 5 employees. The loan application did not indicate that the SBA funding recipient planned to use the funding to add employees or retain any existing employees.

Getting an SBA Loan For Your Business

For small businesses in need of money, an SBA guaranteed loan is often the best way to obtain financing.

The SBA is important source of financing for entrepreneurs like you. Take this loan, for example. The company needed a loan. First State Bank had a strong track record in business lending, and with the SBA stepping up and agreeing to guarantee part of the loan, First State Bank made the loan. The end result was that this firm was given the opportunity to grow their business and enhance the lives of their employees and customers.

The process for getting an SBA loan is relatively straight-forward. Sit down with your banker and they will explain the process in detail.

About This SBA Loan Information:

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