Land and Infrastructure Loan

By mmuise
Description:

The Land and Infrastructure Loan Program is designed for Nova Scotia’s existing producers and prospective farmers to finance land and building purchases, farm upgrades, and investments in new technologies so you can grow your business today without worrying about your monthly payment tomorrow.


Comments on Funding:

Funding takes the form of a loan, offering both term-rate and fixed-rate financing options with competitive interest rates, flexible payment options and amortization periods.

Deadline: Continuous Intake
Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • be farmers,
  • be prospective farmers;
  • be existing producers;
  • be agri-businesses;
  • be established in Nova Scotia.
Application Steps:

1. Applicants must complete the application form on their own, or call for a loan officer to assist or review it with them.

2. Applications are processed on the basis of a security appraisal, an assessment of the farming program and a review of the completed application form.

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must submit:
1. a full Personal / Business Tax Returns or Financial Statements for last 3 years of the loan
applicant as well as shareholders and guarantors;
2. a copy of your Notice of Assessment issued by the Canada Revenue Agency;
3. a copy of two pieces of current government photo ID (birth certificate, driver’s license, etc.);
4. a signed Application for Financing form signed by all applicants and shareholders;
5. If applicable, a copy of any shareholder agreements;
6. Electronic Funds Transfer form and void cheque for pre-authorized debit;
7. Consent Agreement – optional.

Additional documentation in case they are applying for the purchase of assets or major renovations (land, buildings, equipment, quota, upgrades, etc.):
1. Signed Agreement of Purchase and Sale; or
2. Quotes or invoices from supplier.

Other Things to Note:

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