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 » Business & Finance Credit & Lending

Banks typically finance new-home construction with a construction-to-permanent loan that buyers treat like a line of credit, making draws on the loan as the builder finishes various parts of the house. Once construction ... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending

A home equity loan allows homeowners to receive a single payout with a fixed interest rate and monthly payments on the existing equity of their home, states Bank of America. If the loan isn't repaid based on its terms, t... More »

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 » Business & Finance Credit & Lending

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 »

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 » Business & Finance Credit & Lending

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 » Business & Finance Credit & Lending