Construction loans work by providing short-term financing for a building project, allowing the construction phase to be completed so the property owner can use the building as collateral for a long-term mortgage. These t... More »

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To get a construction loan, approach a lender with detailed plans of the building, construction schedule and realistic budget, states Bankrate. The lender is also likely to ask for a greater down payment and charge highe... More »

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A home construction cost calculator is a calculator used to estimate the cost of constructing a new house. The calculator helps a person to determine how big the house, the kitchen and the rooms should be. It also asks a... More »

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Microlending is a system that offers very small loans to impoverished people, often those without credit history or collateral. The small loans are seen as a way to alleviate poverty by promoting entrepreneurship. The sm... More »

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In California, when a borrower finishes paying off a home loan, the trustee files the deed of reconveyance to record full repayment of the loan, clearing the title to the property, which was held as collateral, and turni... More »

As of 2016, obtaining a collateral loan for a vehicle is done by applying for a direct loan, going through the auto dealership for financing or going through a bank or credit union for a title loan, according to Zacks. T... More »

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A UCC-1 financing statement is a form that should be filed when a party takes a security interest in certain collateral to perfect that interest, explains Nolo. When the interested is perfected, no other party, including... More »

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