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Dakota Business Lending Now Serving Entire State of Montana

By kfuglseth@dakotabusinesslending.com / September 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

In 2019, Dakota Business Lending began offering their services to small businesses in rural Montana under the SBA 504 Loan Program Rural Initiative Pilot Program (504 Rural Pilot). Since then, the feedback they have received from this program indicated a significant need and opportunity to open up their services to all small business throughout the…

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Dakota Business Lending Welcomes McQuade

By kfuglseth@dakotabusinesslending.com / August 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

Dakota Business Lending is pleased to welcome Paige McQuade to the team as a Credit and Underwriting Specialist, working to ensure compliance with Agency rules and regulations, develop and complete new credit requests, and monitor and review all loans within our Corporate risk rate model. Overall, she will assist our team in maintaining their reputation…

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Kautzman and Holmstrom Elected to Board

By kfuglseth@dakotabusinesslending.com / August 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

Dakota Business Lending is pleased to welcome two new members to their Board of Directors, Kim Kautzman and Tonya Holmstron. Kautzman and Holmstrom were elected at the board meeting on June 5, 2019 and attended their first meeting as official directors on July 10, 2019. Kautzman is a business banker at Bank of North Dakota,…

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Increased Appraisal Threshold for SBA 504 Loans

By kfuglseth@dakotabusinesslending.com / April 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

Nearly one year after the FDIC, the OCC, and the Fed published a joint Final Rule increasing the Threshold from $250,000 to $500,000 for appraisals on financed commercial real estate transactions, the SBA provided notice changing this requirement in the SBA 504 and 7a loan programs as well. What that means for our borrowers and…

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New and Enhanced 504 Calculator Now Available

By kfuglseth@dakotabusinesslending.com / April 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

Dakota Business Lending is excited to launch a new and enhanced 504 loan calculator on our website. This online calculator allows users to get financing structure options for 10, 20, and 25-year SBA 504 loans, explore various loans options, and make comparisons. The enhanced widget can be customized to any project by inputting the project…

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Dakota Business Lending Remains ND’s Top SBA Lender for 9th Consecutive Year

By kfuglseth@dakotabusinesslending.com / January 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

In December, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) North Dakota District Office recognized Dakota Business Lending as North Dakota’s #1 SBA Lender for 2018. This award recognizes lenders throughout the state for their participation with the SBA in providing financing for start-up and existing small businesses in their area. Visiting the Dakota Business Lending headquarters…

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Congress Passes Appraisal Threshold Bill

By kfuglseth@dakotabusinesslending.com / January 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Before Christmas, House Bill H.R. 6348 was passed by the Senate with bipartisan, unanimous support to increase the loan amount above which an appraisal is required on commercial real estate. The bill amends the Small business ACE Act and ties the amount to the federal banking regulator appraisal threshold which is $500,000. When the bill…

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Rural 504 Pilot Program Allows Dakota Business Lending to Enter Montana Market

By kfuglseth@dakotabusinesslending.com / December 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

Startup and existing businesses often have various financial needs that traditional financing cannot meet, making Small Business Administration (SBA) financing a viable option towards making that project possible. However, market research shows that rural communities throughout the United States, specifically the state of Montana, are often underserved regarding SBA 504 loan delivery to small businesses,…

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Dakota Business Lending Welcomes Lingen

By kfuglseth@dakotabusinesslending.com / December 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Dakota Business Lending is pleased to welcome Teri Lingen to the team as a Credit and Compliance Specialist, working to ensure compliance with Agency rules and regulations, develop and complete new credit requests, and monitor and review all loans within our Corporate risk rate model. Overall, she will assist our team in maintaining their reputation…

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Dakota Business Lending Welcomes Braathen

By kfuglseth@dakotabusinesslending.com / November 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Dakota Business Lending is pleased to welcome Preston Braathen to the team as Commercial Loan Officer. He will be in the forefront of lending operations for the Fargo/Moorhead region and beyond, working to develop and foster relationships with lenders, small businesses, economic development professionals, and other partners. After living in Fargo, ND for the first…

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December 2019
10 Yr: 3.933%
20 Yr: 3.582%
25 Yr: 3.643%

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