There are two ways to get money before an estate can be probated. The terms inheritance loan and probate advance are often used interchangeably, but they are actually two different concepts. Inheritance loans, also known as inheritance advance loans, probate advance loans, probate loans, or estate loans involve borrowing against an inheritance, using the inheritance as collateral to secure your loan. Probate advances, also known as inheritance advances or estate advances are not traditional loans. Instead, they involve the lender essentially purchasing a portion of your inheritance. They get a portion of the inheritance directly from the estate, and you do not need to repay the loan.
While inheritance loans are technically loans, you cannot get them from most lenders. Banks and other lenders are reluctant to lend money based on an inheritance. That is because default on an inheritance loan puts the lender in the position of having to collect against the estate of a person who did not enter into the loan agreement. For many traditional lenders, the process is too risky and time-consuming to be worthful. That is why people who want estate loans go to estate lenders. Estate lenders may offer people a portion of their projected inheritance for a fixed fee. The full amount is repaid at the time that the estate is settled.
An inheritance loan lets you quickly receive at least part of your inheritance. Depending on your financial situation, this may be necessary to cover living expenses or even costs of settling the estate and funeral services for the deceased.
What happens when you need a large amount of money? Getting a large inheritance loan can be more challenging. That is because lenders are usually will not advance more than 40% of your expected inheritance to you. In addition, while lenders cannot charge interest rates on inheritance loans, the associated fees could end up being more expensive than the comparable interest on other types of large loans.
What will you pay for an inheritance advance? Every case is different. Some things that can impact the cost of an advance include how complex the estate is, how long until it closes, and the size of the advance. The great thing is that our process is transparent, so you know ahead of time what a loan or advance will cost you.