FAQ: business lending & business loans for business owners
Business Loans Frequently Ask Questions
More about the Moera Small Business Loans
Let me know more about Moera Small Business Loans
Moera unsecured loans provides amounts of between $5,000 and $100,000. The terms range between 3 and 24 months. They also offer cash flow friendly repayments that are either per day or weekly.
What makes the Unsecured Loan different from an traditional company loan?
You can apply for the Small Business Loan in under 10 minutes by phone. You will receive a same day response and funds may be on your account within 24 hours. Traditional business loans have an interest rate per annum as well as other fees and charges. Our company loan is an upfront priced loan which means you know in advance the total amount to be paid, including any interest, fees or charges. Then, it is broken down into either a daily or weekly amount to be paid back.
What could you use the Small Business Loan be used for?
The Small Business Loan can be used to fulfill almost any company use, including the management of cash flow, business remodeling, marketing, to purchase inventory or new equipment, for general working capital and so much more. The loan cannot be used for personal use.
About Larger Moera Business Loans
What is the Larger Moera Business Loan?
The Larger Business Loan is a larger size loan to aid in business growth opportunities. Loans range between $100,000 and $500,000 with a term fixed for up to 36 months. Repayments are scheduled weekly or fortnightly in order to accommodate your cash flow.
How is the Origination Fee calculated?
The Larger Business Loan has an Origination Fee, calculated at 2.5 percentage of the amount of the loan.
Am I eligible for the Larger Business Loan?
To be eligible for a credit that is this large, your company needs to be in operation for at least 3 years and generate an annual revenue of $700K. You must be a New Zealand Citizen (or Permanent Resident) over 18 years, own a New Zealand company (with a valid NZBN/IRD) and be able to demonstrate at the least 12 months of operating.
What can I use the funding for?
A larger business loan can be used to fund almost any business use, including company improvements, purchasing inventory or new equipment as well as for general working capital and so much more. The loan cannot be used for personal reasons.
Is the Larger Business Loan one that requires security?
Asset security is required for accessing funds over $150,000. It is usually in the form of a charge against assets, which could also include registering this in the PPSR or filing a caveat.
A personal or director’s guarantee is a promise to repay credit that is generally in nature rather than stating the security for a particular asset. The person who is signing the guarantee is personally liable if the business the borrower fails to make the repayment.
The Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) is an online, central registry run by the New Zealand Government. It lists security interests that are which are registered with respect to personal property (including items or assets). The PPSR grants preference over private property assigned in accordance with the date on which a security interest was registered.
An affidavit is an official document lodged to offer notice of a legal claim to property.
What is a pre-approval minus Credit Check?
If you’re requesting a Larger Business Loan of $250K or more, we may offer an initial pre-approval that will help simplify the process. It is possible to get this done without a credit verification and within six hours of your initial application. The pre-approval is based upon an initial assessment, which involves the answer to a series of financial well-being questions. It is not an offer or guarantee of finance. Acceptance without condition is subject to an extensive credit evaluation and any offer that you might receive could have different conditions.
The application process
Do I qualify for funds?
You may apply for an company loan if you
- are a New Zealand Citizen (or Permanent Resident)
- are at least 18 years old, have a New Zealand company (with a valid NZBN/IRD)
- must show at least six months’ worth of transactions (for a unsecured loan $5K – $100K) or 3 years of continuous trading (for the Larger Business Loan $100K up to $500K)
How do I apply?
The application process is fast and simple. Just fill out the online application within a few minutes and an experienced business lending specialist will be in touch to guide you.
To apply for up $100,000 you’ll require ID details (valid Driver’s Licence), a valid NZBN/IRD and at least six months of bank statements.
For larger loan sizes, you’ll require:
$100K – $250K: Application requirements, including credit approval, 6-12 months of bank statements, IRD statement (if credit is over $150K).
$250K – $500K: Application details including credit consent, 12 months of bank records, IRD statements Last 2 years’ finalised financial statements, and interim financials from the current financial year as well as Aged Payables and Receivables reports.
How fast will I get an answer?
For an unsecured loan ($5K and up) we typically offer a response in one hour – as long as you make your application during standard business timings and permit us to make use of the advanced bank verification system link to instantly verify your bank details online. If you decide to send us copies of your bank statements , we are able to provide an answer in just an company day.
For the Larger Business Loan ($100K up to $500,000) we may be capable of offer you with a conditional pre-approval within six hours. Once you have signed the pre-approval, turnaround times are approximately 2-3 days to receive final approval. However, it could be faster based on the particular circumstances of each application. Certain deals have been approved within the space of 24 hours.
The quickest method can be ensure you apply during standard company hours. Also, let us use the advance bank verification to instantly confirm your bank details online. If you decide to upload copies of your bank statements , it may take a bit longer.
How soon will I receive the funds?
For the Small Business Loan ($5K to $100K) we typically provide a response in one hour – provided you submit your request at normal business timings and allow us to use the bank verification system link to instantly verify your bank’s information online. If you decide to upload copies of your bank statements we can offer the decision within an business day.
For Larger Business Loans ($100K and up) We may be able to offer you with a conditional pre-approval within six hours. After you’ve signed the pre-approval, turnaround times are between 2 and 3 days for the final approval, however this can be faster depending on the specifics of each application. Certain deals have been approved in just 24 hours.
The quickest method is to ensure you apply during standard business hours. Also, permit us to use the advance bank verification link to verify your bank information online. If you opt to upload the copies of bank statements, it will take a little longer.
What’s the minimum amount I can borrow?
We offer the loan amount between $5,000 and $500,000. When you make an application for a particular amount, we consider a variety of aspects for determining what is the well-being that is your business as well as the amount of repayments that your company can support. The total amount of the loan will be determined by the specifics for your company.
If you apply for a specific amount we look at a range of variables to assess how much we can lend you such as well-being that is your business and the amount of repayments that your business can afford. The amount you receive from your loan will depend on the particulars of your business.
Fees & repayments
How do you charge for the cost of a business loan?
If you decide to make an application for business loans with us business loan, we’ll assess the risk profile that you have for your company and offer you with a tailored offer, including loan amount, term and interest rates. A business loan is an upfront-priced loan and you’ll know the exact amount you will have to pay, including costs, fees, or interest rates.
What determines the amount I’m charged?
Business loan interest rates differ based on various factors like the amount of money of money borrowed, the business assets the funds are used to purchase in addition to the industry that the business operates in, the long the business has been running and what percentage of the business has enough cash flow to support the loan, and general health or creditworthiness of the business.
What are the costs?
There aren’t any hidden costs for our business loans, and you’ll know precisely how much it is that you need to pay, and at what time, from the day you sign up. There’s no compounding interest and there are no additional charges (as as you make your payments on time).
We do not charge an Application Fee. You can get a cash loan absolutely no upfront cost and no any obligation to sign up.
The Origination Fee covers the expenses involved in establishing and managing the loan. The only way to pay this cost if you take out the loan. Our Origination Fee is 2.5% of the amount of the loan.
Do I have the option of paying off the loan early?
You can decide to repay the entire amount of the loan at any point in time.
If you choose to do this please talk to one of our helpful company lending specialists. They will offer you with the details of your repayment and an early payout figure. This will be calculated as the sum of the principal amount remaining and the accrued interest up to the date of early payout, plus 1.5 percent of the principal balance as well as any outstanding fees.
How do repayments work?
In order to help you avoid missing due dates and also to be in line your cash flow schedule, we provide repayments either daily or weekly. They will be automatically deducted from your designated company account.
Security & privacy
Will my information be secure?
Security of your data, and knowing the ways we gather the information we collect, use, share and safeguard your data, is crucial and is a crucial part of our relationship with you.
Is it safe to link my bank account to the platform?
Yes. We utilise industry-recognised encryption standards to protect your personal, sensitive and financial data and our funders are ISO 27001 qualified for our dedication to customer security and security. We employ a highly sophisticated banking verification system to instantly verify the bank account details online so we can provide an immediate response.
About business loans
What’s an asset-based borrow (a secured loan)?
The term “asset-based” refers to borrowing where a business owner utilises the assets they have to get a loan. The asset could be an asset belonging to the personal, like the family home or it could be a business asset such as a vehicle or other piece of machinery.
The vast majority of banks, even the largest banks, are inclined to make loans secured by an asset. If you have trouble paying back the loan then your assets could be taken over by the lender. In essence, it’s means of securing additional financing making use of the value of what you already have.
Do I require security to get a company loan?
For loans of up to $150,000, no asset security is required before you are able to access the money However, we do require an individual guarantee. If you adhere to the loan terms (as detailed in the loan contract) and you are able to meet your obligations, asset security will never be required. For loans of over $150K generally, you can get personal ensure and security in the form an asset charge.