CONSTRUCTION LOAN

Construction Loans Mississauga

Construction loans are one of the beneficial ways for a person to build his new home or get it built in case of deficit financial position. As building one’s own house can be a one time and a completely new experience for many people, starting out to construct a home a little earlier than when your balance sheet fully consents to it is natural. In such cases, one may need to finance his own construction through a loan and not a property mortgage since the constructed property has not come into existence yet.

Breaking down the construction loan

A construction loan is a short-term loan. The construction loan can be either taken by the builder or the home builder himself. They can avail the loan either on home property or a real estate property where construction shall take place. The short-term motive of the construction loan is to bridge the time gap of servicing finance between the time of beginning the construction and availing long-term financing for the construction. For example, you may convert your construction loan or pay it off through a long-term house mortgage after the construction has been completed.

 

Construction loan hassles

Generally, construction loans are charged with a relatively higher interest rate. The reasons are apt and logical. Firstly, it is a short-term quick financing service for which there is high demand. Secondly, the lender of the construction loan is totally placing his faith and risk into the builder as he is providing loan upon a collateral which does not exist. Moreover, to avail a construction loan a builder should submit the specific and important details relating to the building or other asses being constructed. Given are 4 important points to note in a construction loan

-The lender has to be presented with a detailed report of the property being constructed

-The value estimation of the property being created should be done by a property appraiser

-There must be a minimum of 20% down payment towards the loan, which can extend up to 25%

-Lastly, a certified and a reputed builder should be involved in the construction.