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Running a successful business and being your own boss is a life goal for many Vancouver entrepreneurs, and with the city becoming a hotbed for business in the past several years, the need for a variety of business financing option is strong.

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While some entrepreneurs are able to secure investors or invest their own money to operate and keep their businesses running, others do not have that luxury. For these individuals, a business loan is perhaps the only option to grow and expand their companies.

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How to Use a Business Loan?

A business loan can be instrumental in making or breaking a wide range of businesses. However, is there a right or a wrong way to use a business loan? In reality, a business loan can be used in a variety of ways to improve your business. You can use it to:

  • Purchase new machinery, equipment or office space
  • Hire and train new employees
  • Open another location or renovate the current one you operate in
  • Improve marketing or branding
  • Purchase more inventory

Of course, these are only a few of the many different ways a business loan can be used. A lender might question you about what you will use the loan for or might want to see a business plan, but in general, getting one shouldn’t be an issue as long as you have a solid credit score or some collateral.

Trying to make your business greener? Take a look at this.  

How to Apply For a Business Loan in Vancouver?

So, now that you are aware of what you can use a business loan for in Vancouver, how can you go about applying for one? Well, the first thing to do is make sure that all of your finances are in order, and that you can afford the type of loan you are after. Also, in order to get the best loan possible, a lender will likely want to ensure your finances are in a good place.

Click here to learn about small business loans with no credit check.

Next, you should research and visit the different potential lenders in your local area and see which seems to work the best for you and offers just what you need. You also want to know exactly what you are going to use the money on and be willing to share that with the lender if it can get you a better deal. From there, it is as simple as applying and waiting to hear back.

Any type of industry is able to apply and secure for a business loan, so even if your business is a little bit unorthodox, don’t be afraid to try and apply.

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What Types of Financing is Available For Me?

While business loans are likely the most common type of business financing, they are not the only one. You can get commercial mortgages, finance your equipment directly, and can even get a merchant cash advance. The option you choose will depend on your needs and the type of financing that makes the most sense.

Want to see our selection of business loans and financing options? Check this out.  

How Much Can I Borrow?

This will vary greatly, depending on the size of your business, how good your finances are, your assets, and more. The bigger your company is and the less risk you pose to lenders, the more you will likely be able to borrow. Of course, when borrowing a lot of money, you need to remember that you will one day have to pay it back, plus interest, so be smart with how much you borrow.

Here’s how to use assets to secure funding for your business.  

How Long Will My Business Loan Be?

Again, this will vary a lot depending on how much you borrow, the lender you go with and the nature of your business. While a longer loan will equal smaller payments, it will also mean you will pay more back in interest. The key here is to find the right balance that works for your company.

What Interest Rate Will I Get on a Business Loan?

As with any loan, the rate you get will depend on factors including your credit score, the company history when it comes to borrowing if you have any collateral to put up, the type of loan you get, and so much more. Also, different lenders may also offer different rates, which is why it’s so important to do your research and visit with many lenders before officially making a choice.

Look here to see how lenders arrive at their interest rates.  

Finding You a Great Business Loan

Have a business that could benefit from a loan? If so, feel free to contact us at Loans Canada and we are confident we can set you up with a great business lender in your area.


Can you get a loan with bad credit?

  • Yes, Canadians with bad credit can still qualify for a loan. Unsecured bad credit loans may be paired with higher interest rates, but consumers can still opt for a secured loan such as a car title loan to gain access to lower rates.

Will applying for a loan hurt my credit score?

  • If the lender performs a hard pull of your credit, yes your credit score will go down a few points. But it will recover over time. The most important thing is to make sure you don’t have too many hard pulls within a short period of time.

Can I pay off my loan early?

  • Yes, some lenders will allow you to settle your account early. Just keep in mind that you may be charged a prepayment penalty, which is typically a percentage of your remaining loan balance. Before you sign a loan contract make sure you understand the terms of your loan.

What is the difference between a secured and an unsecured loan?

  • A secured loan is backed by some form of collateral, typically an asset like a vehicle or piece of property. If a borrower defaults on a secured loan, the asset could be seized. An unsecured loan does not require collateral. The heightened risk of an unsecured loan may result in a higher interest rate, although this is usually a function of the applicant’s credit history.

How to tell if a lender is legitimate?

  • Choosing a legitimate lender can seem like a daunting task, but there are a few key factors to watch out for. For example, a legitimate lender will never ask for any form of upfront payment and should have many independent reviews you can look at online.

Can I transfer my loan to someone else?

  • Certain loans, for example, a car loan, can be transferred to someone else. But, a personal loan cannot be transferred.

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