Refinancing Your Land Loan: Maximize Savings & Opportunities

Land loans are an essential form of financing for anyone interested in purchasing land or property with the intent of developing it or using it for personal purposes. With a land loan, you can spread the cost of the land purchase over a period of time, allowing you to take advantage of the benefits of owning land without the entire purchase price due upfront.

Land loans are unique from traditional mortgages in that they are typically short-term loans, with a maximum repayment period of five years. In addition, the interest rate for land loans is typically higher than that for mortgages, since the land is not expected to generate an income stream.

When applying for a land loan, it is important to consider the size and type of the property, as well as the value of the land itself. The lender will have to assess the total value of the land and the proposed development before agreeing to the loan. As with any loan, a down payment is usually expected, and the size of this payment is determined by the amount of the loan and the value of the land.

The lender will also need to assess the borrower’s creditworthiness before agreeing to the loan. This will include a credit check, income verification, and proof that the borrower has sufficient funds to make loan payments.

Finally, land loans often also require the borrower to provide a plan of how the land will be used. This plan should include information on how long it will take to develop the land, what type of development is planned, and how the land will be used once it has been developed.

Key Points:
1. Land loans are a form of financing for anyone interested in purchasing land or property.
2. Land loans are typically short-term loans, with a maximum repayment period of five years.
3. The lender will assess the total value of the land and the proposed development before agreeing to the loan.
4. A down payment is usually expected, and the size of this payment is determined by the amount of the loan and the value of the land.
5. The lender will also need to assess the borrower’s creditworthiness, and a plan of how the land will be used is usually required.

People Also Ask:
1. How much of a down payment is required for a land loan?
Answer: The size of the down payment is determined by the amount of the loan and the value of the land.

2. What is the interest rate for land loans?
Answer: The interest rate for land loans is typically higher than that for mortgages.

3. What is the maximum repayment period for a land loan?
Answer: The maximum repayment period for a land loan is five years.

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There’s never been a better time to take advantage of historically low farmland interest rates. In this informative pre-recorded webinar, learn how you can save money and take advantage of opportunities when you refinance your land loan.

Our FBN℠ Finance experts will bring you up to date on why rates are so low and answer questions on how to choose the financing option that is right for you.

Learn more at: fbn.com/land

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Terms and conditions apply. Land financing offered by FBN Finance, LLC, provided in connection with Farmer Mac and our underwriting partners, and is available only where FBN Finance, LLC, is licensed. To qualify, a borrower must be a member of Farmer’s Business Network, Inc., meet the underwriting requirements of FBN Finance, LLC, and its lending partners, and fully submit an application for land credit to FBN Finance, LLC with all supporting documentation. All credit is subject to approval and underwriting. Interest rates and fees will vary depending on your individual situation. Not all applicants will qualify.

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