RV Loans and RV Financing FAQ
This list of RV financing FAQs provides answers to the most asked questions regarding RV financing and motorhome loans.
Q: How are interest rates determined for RV and Motorhome Loans?
A: As you probably know, interest rates change often due to changes made by the Federal Reserve. In the recent past, we have seen some of the lowest interest rates in a long time. The interest rate you will pay on your RV loan will depend on a number of factors. These include: your credit history, the amount of your down payment, the loan amount, and whether you are purchasing a new or used RV. PRC Financing offers some of the lowest and most competitive rates for motorhome loans in the market today.
Q: What will the length of financing be on my RV loan?
A: Although your loan will be tailored personally to your needs and budget, loan terms also vary according to the loan amount and the age of the RV. Loans of $10,000 to $99,999 usually range from 8 to 15 years and loans of $100,000 or more can be financed for more than 20 years.
Q: Do I need a down payment for my Motorhome Loan? How much?
A: RV lenders usually ask for 10 to 20 percent down on a motorhome loan-but the amount can vary depending on the price of the RV you would like to buy and your credit history.
Q: Which types of recreational vehicles are eligible for RV financing?
A: We offer RV financing for new and used travel trailers, fifth wheels, and Class A, B, and C motor homes.
Q: How do you keep my personal information safe and secure?
A: Your personal information is just that-personal. We will not share your information with any other business, organization, or individual that is not directly involved in preparing your loan. Our online RV financing is secure.
Q: Can I deduct the interest on my RV loan from my taxes?
A: Yes, if you meet a couple of requirements you may deduct the interest from your RV as second home mortgage interest. The RV must be used as the security for the loan and it must also contain cooking, toilet and sleeping facilities. Most recreational vehicles from a motor coach to a tent trailer have these features. If you have more questions about this benefit, you can talk to the IRS or a tax professional. Our RV financing FAQ can provide more information as well.
Q: When will I start paying off my motorhome loan?
A: Forty-five days after your RV has gotten funding you will probably pay your first loan payment.
Q: Will I be able to make extra payments on my RV loan?
A: Some types of loans have a prepayment penalty, but a "simple interest" do not. All of the loans that we offer at PRC financing are simple interest loans so you can pay off your loan at any time without a penalty and also make extra payments. However, until you pay off the balance you must make monthly loan payments.
Q: I already own an RV—Can I refinance it?
A: By refinancing your RV loan at a lower rate you can not only save thousands of dollars over the life of the loan, but you may also shorten the length of your loan payments.
Q: Can I have a direct withdrawal of my monthly payment on my loan?
A: Talk to your loan officer and you can set that up during your loan application process.
Q: Should I get pre-approved for an RV loan?
A: Probably. If you are pre-approved for an RV loan you will have many advantages. A pre-approved loan tells the dealer or the seller that you are a serious buyer and that you have the financial means to purchase an RV. It will help you to know how much RV you can afford and make negotiating simpler. It also gives you a chance to clear up your credit report if you have any issues. At PRC Financing your interest rate and financing term is locked in for 30 days after you receive the loan approval.
Q: I’m ready—What do I need to do to get pre-approved
for an RV loan?
A: The first thing that you will need to do is to fill out the credit application. If you have any questions about it, please give us a call. Then, you can fax it back to us. Within 24 hours you should receive a reply with a loan offer with an interest rate, finance terms and estimated monthly payment. Notify us if you accept the loan offer, and we will provide you with a loan contract and all of the associated paperwork via Federal Express. Look them over completely and carefully to make sure that everything is in order and then sign them. Send them back FedEx with the return folder provided to you. When we get them back, they will be sent to the bank for funding and then within one to three days you will have the RV loan.
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