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Financial advisor loans can be funded utilizing an SBA or conventional structure. There are advantages and disadvantages inherent in SBA and conventional lending.

Conventional Loans (non-SBA)

  • Higher loan amount minimums around $750,000
  • Flexible: Allows sellers to sell a portion of practice and stay on after sale
  • Fixed rates for entire loan term
  • No liens on your home or other personal property required
  • Approximately 27 documents from borrower required to close
  • Pre-Payment penalties: Typically, 3%, 2%, 1% over the first three years of the loan term

SBA Loans

  • Lower loan amounts ($350,000) accepted
  • Limited flexibility: Seller must sell 100% of practice and depart firm entirely within one year
  • Predominately variable rates for entire loan term
  • Liens placed on your home or other personal property may be required
  • Approximately 150 documents from borrower required to close
  • Rigid SBA guidelines precludes partial practice sale
  • Sellers required to depart the business entirely within 12 months
  • No Pre-Payment penalties

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*The above does not constitute a proposal and is not a commitment to lend. The fee, rate, terms, and conditions are for informational purposes only and will require formal credit underwriting and approval.
**Due to unprecedented volatility in equity and bond markets, we are quoting a larger range of rates based on projected close dates.  If your closing date is scheduled in the near term, financing should price at lower rates. Closing dates scheduled further out may price at higher rates. 

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