We offer different types of loans, dependent on your circumstances. There are loans for homeowners, loans for members who have been saving with us and loans for those who are neither of those.
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Members who have saved regularly with us for at least three months can borrow three times their savings for an initial loan and five times for a subsequent loan. Other members may also qualify for this loan if they can show that they are able to meet certain financial criteria. Interest on a saver loan will normally be charged at 1% per month (APR 12.7%).
Please note that the maximum loan will normally be £500 for those whose income is wholly or mainly from state benefits. In some circumstances, we may require a suitable guarantor If you are not already a member of St Albans Community Bank, you will be required to join before a loan can be issued. Join Today Interest on a standard loan will normally be charged at 3% per month (APR 42.6%) for loans of less than £1000 and 2% per month (APR 26.8%) for loans of £1000+ but in some cases (e.g. people with a good credit history and/or people with a regular income, etc.) the rate can be 1% per month (APR12.7%).
Loans of £5000 or more for people who own their own home outright or with a mortgage that is less than 80% of the home’s market value. Such homeowners also need to have a good credit history. Interest on loyalty and guaranteed loans will normally be charged at 0.7% (APR 8.7%) per month. However, interest rates may vary dependent on individual homeowners’ circumstances. If you are not already a member of St Albans Community Bank, you will be required to join before the loan is issued. Join Today We do not charge fees for arranging loans and loans can be repaid early at any time without penalty.