SBA Loan Terms And Rates

SBA loan terms and rates vary based on the type of loan your business secures. Common SBA loans include SBA 7(a), SBA 504, microloans and disaster loans. Learn more about these types of loans, their terms and their interest rates to determine which loan is right for your business.

SBA 7(a) Loans

SBA 7(a) loans are the most common SBA loans and can be used for a variety of purposes, from business purchases to refinancing.

According to the Small Business Association, "The specific terms of SBA loans are negotiated between an applicant and the participating financial institution, subject to the requirements of the SBA." While there is no minimum set, the maximum SBA 7(a) loan is $5 million.

SBA7(a) loans vary based on the agreement between the lender, the SBA, and the borrower.

SBA 504 Loans

SBA 504 loans are fixed-rate, long-term loans that are intended for funding construction projects or purchasing real estate or equipment. The maximum loan is either $5 or $5.5 million, depending on the size and nature of your business.

Businesses must be able to generate one job for every $65,000-$100,000 of the funds loaned, and the borrower must provide 10 percent down.

Microloan Program

The SBA Microloan Program loans help small businesses and not-for-profit childcare centers grow in the early stages of development or expansion. The average SBA 504 loan is $13,000 and has a maximum availability of $50,000. Interest rates for microloans vary, but usually fall between eight and 13 percent.

Disaster Loans

There are four types of disaster loans:

The loan amount varies between a $40,000 maximum for home and personal property loans up to $2 million for all other disaster loans. Interest rates fall between four and eight percent. 

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Sources:
Small Business Administration: https://www.sba.gov/

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