SBA SOHO loan is a big help for businesses especially those who are planning to expand. There are actually different ways to acquire sba soho loan.

Before applying for one, it is best to know about your budget and the interest rate given by the company who are giving the loan.

Large multi-billion dollar empires were always a small business in the beginning. They employed several means of financing and funding their businesses in order to flourish and prosper. Small businesses have much more obstructions and limitations in getting big loans to prosper. Commercial banks are not proved to be that much helping as they should be. Government takes places in such circumstances and provide with really nice and attracting incentives. New business persons can establish a good enough business if they are completely aware of the SBA loan ranges. Depending on your budget and interest rates, you should grab a SBA loan which suits your need.

SOHO Loans

SBA SOHO loans are available from $5000 to $50000. The approximate monthly payment as calculated by most of the online calculators ranges from $78 to $755. Most of the loans are available for 84 months term. Though the terms can be varied depending on the amount and nature of your business, but still you are suggested to opt for the shortest possible term. This is because of the fact that the longer you stay with debt, the more you lose (in the form of interest). Therefore, an intelligent, deliberated and comprehensive market research is required before applying for SBA SOHO loans.

Other Ways

If SBA SOHO loans do not meet your business requirements, or if you don’t meet their eligibility criteria, then you should try to find different methods to finance your business. If you have a home business, then you should not hesitate borrowing money from your friends and family. But make sure the borrowed amount is used for some yielding purposes. If you own a really small business, then you should not definitely go for SBA. Instead you should try several gimmicks to get quick and short-term loans. You can also use your credit card for financing small amounts for your business.

Beware of Fees and Charges

However, if you are about to apply for a SBA SOHO loan, then you should be aware of its fees and charges. For example, Innovative Bank is charging a $90 SBA guarantee fee for $5000 loan. Similarly it is charging as much as $900 SBA guarantee fee for $50,000. This shows that a big amount can be deducted under ‘fees’ and ‘charges’ headings. SBA SOHO loans are easily accessible and can be obtained by almost every one. SBA enforces the borrower to use the borrowed money only for business purposes. Also, SBA asks for the character certificates of the owners or directors of the business.


  • Denise said on April 2, 2014
    Contact BBCN regarding your SOHO loan.
  • Russell Carter said on July 23, 2014
    I'm in need of a soho loan for a startup.
  • Kelvin Barry said on September 25, 2014
    Location in Brooklyn, NY. Isis Reigns, Inc. is a family operated small business in the skin and hair care market. We focus on natural/organics skin care and hair care.
  • Lecoyia Walker said on September 30, 2014
    I'm interested in starting a day care center in the state Iowa. I would like more information on loan program. Thanks....
  • Irina said on June 19, 2015
    HI, I am running a publishing business in overseas Georgia, capital - Tbilisi. I would like to take 50 000 USD loan if possible to develop the activities..Please let me know, if it is possible.. Thank you
  • Katie Gregory said on August 5, 2015
    I would like to buy and sell houses, flip houses! In need of a startup loan. Chicago, IL. area!
  • Brandee Betancourt said on November 9, 2015
    I have successfully gained enough confidence from the community, family and friends, to begin my start up business. I have been designing and planning events for over 5 years but now have the certification, time and support I always needed. I am ready to apply for the SOHO Loan.
  • Laconza and Renee Oliver said on April 5, 2016
    My wife and I are newly licensed realtors in Florida and are starting a Real Estate investment company. We would like to take advantage of the opportunity fund our startup.


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