BUSINESS FINANCING FAQs
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Our application only ranges between a minimum of $5,000 with a maximum of $250,000. With a financial package, we can consider transactions up to $5,000,000.
Most types of equipment are acceptable. This includes both new and used equipment as well as titled vehicles and trailers. We cannot finance inventory or other consumables or any property that is permanently affixed to the ground or other structure. The equipment must have value on the secondary market, so highly customized equipment is looked at on a case by case basis.
Our standard term lengths consist of 24, 36, 48 or 60 months. Terms as short as 12 months are available in most cases, and 72 month terms are available for larger transactions pending credit approval.
Generally the first and last monthly payments are due before loan commencement. However, we do have 0 and 1 advance payment programs along with 90 day deferred payments, seasonal skip-payments, quarterly/semi-annual/annual payments, and more. We can custom tailor a payment schedule based on your unique cash flow.
You can pay off any time you like with no additional penalty fees. With that said, there is not much interest savings in doing so. If you do plan to pay early, it is suggested you keep the term length to 36 months or less to keep your interest expense as low as possible. In reality, 95% of our customers end up taking their lease to full term.
No, it is not too late! If you have purchased equipment in the last 30 days, we can still finance that purchase and get you reimbursed directly. Also, if you own or have significant equity in heavy construction equipment, tractors/trailers, manufacturing equipment or logging equipment, to name a few, we can get you a cash out loan against those assets regardless of how long you have owned them.
No. Since this is a business loan, no installment or revolving debt will appear on your personal credit report.
Union Credit strictly does business financing, so personal loans will not qualify. Unincorporated sole proprietorships and partnerships do count as businesses.
If you are attempting to apply online and are having any issues with the application, please call one of our representatives at 866-205-0030. You may also download a PDF copy of the form and submit it via fax or e-mail.
Yes, we can finance equipment for new businesses. Any business with less than 2 years of operating history is considered a start-up. NOTE: Owners of a start-up business must have good credit (roughly 620 or above). Our maximum start-up funding amount is $50,000 ($16,500 for new restaurants).
If your question was not answered here or if you would like to speak with a representative, please call 866-205-0030.
We can finance both standard cab and sleeper cab tractors for trucking companies with 2 or more years in business. We CANNOT finance a sleeper cab tractor for an owner/operator or for any trucking company with less than 3 power units (day cabs OK).