Secured Bank Loan
A secured bank loan is an option that will offer you great rates and options for every situation.
Usually, before applying for the loan you'll need to be a customer at the bank for a few months, be at least 18 years old, and a citizen of the country you are applying in.
Secured loans use something as collateral to ensure that if you do not make payments they will have another way to collect the money you owe them.
Most banks only allow real estate as collateral in the form of a second mortgage. You can always check with your bank, however, to see if they will allow you to use your vehicle, jewelry, or other valuable collectible as collateral.
When you take out a secured bank loan using real estate you still go on using your home as normal, but sign a note stating that in the event you fail to make payments they may repossess your home and sell it to make up the money you owe.
Because the lender is taking less of a risk having the collateral, you are offered a much lower interest rate than you would be otherwise. If you are looking to lengthen the repayment schedule on your loan, lenders will also be much more willing to work with you. If your credit history is less than amazing having the collateral will greatly increase your chances of obtaining funding and give you the opportunity to build a history of timely payments to improve your credit score. Having collateral obviously amounts to more risk for you, the borrower, but the risk you take offers you a better, more flexible set of terms.
Always make sure you read through the terms carefully before signing anything. You want to make sure you understand everything so you don't risk getting into a situation that's over your head.
The lowest interest rates and most flexible terms will be found with a secured bank loan.