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4 Basic Things To Consider When Applying For A Loan

Loans come in different forms and there are different reasons why people decide to apply for loans. Often, people go for credit facilities where there is little interest when payment is being made.

In Nigeria, there are different credit facilities, however, most have a high rate of interest returns which makes people look out for banks or credit facilities that will be easily accessible and not at a high rate.

GTB Quick Credit ensures that loan is made available to people when the need arises and to make this possible, they have a very low-interest rate.


Loans can range from business, personal, equity to student loans. Below are some things to consider before applying for loans:

Interest rate
Regardless of the type of loan you are applying for, you need to pay attention to current interest rates. These will play an important role in deciding the total amount of the loan that must be paid back.

Since most banks and financial institutions are willing to compete for your business, it may be a good idea to shop around for the best possible interest rate. Just be sure that there are no hidden fees included in the rate, such as; Origination fees, Appraisal Fees, Underwriting fees, Administration fees, Credit report fees, processing fees.

A look at GTB’s Quick Credit loan facility gives a better insight on the interest rates.

Depending upon the type of loan applied for, the length of the loan will also play a part in determining the total loan cost. Since different loans are set up in different ways, and there are so many loan lengths, it is best to discuss your options with a bank or financial institution.

Down Payment Amount
The amount of money that you put down depends on the financial institution granting the loan especially when it has to come to buying a house. Down payments also help lower monthly payments.

Personal financial situation
The most important factor in deciding whether to borrow money is your pocket. Looking at monthly and yearly budgets may help you understand just how much you can afford to make in loan payments, thus helping you decide on a loan amount.

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