Financing for Auto Repair & Service
Since 2001, ARF Financial has helped thousands of auto repair and service shop owners obtain approvals on more than a billion dollars. We’ve done this by offering innovative loan products and flexible repayment options specifically for the needs of those in the auto repair and service industry.
Recently, due to supply chain issues and rampant inflation, many consumers are deciding to keep their vehicles longer to save money. This presents tremendous growth potential for auto repair shops and service centers, but it costs money to take advantage of these timely opportunities. Having enough mechanics, the right equipment and diagnostic tools is important, and costly, to meet the higher demand. That’s where we come in. Our loan products allow auto repair and service business owners quick access to the funding needed to serve their markets and maximize profits.
At ARF, our focus is to get you the capital you need when you need it, all while providing seasoned guidance to help you maximize your return on investment. That’s why we’re devoted to sticking by your side for the long haul, ensuring you can capitalize on new business opportunities or emerging trends as they develop. Here are some valuable options to put our auto repair and service financing to work in your business:
Larger Loan Amounts, Longer Terms & Big Rewards
Big projects usually mean big upfront investments, something you can’t get from a merchant cash advance. If you’re ready to take the plunge and go BIG this year, we have financing that’s the perfect fit. You can now borrow up to $1,000,000 with terms up to 36 months to fund your big projects while keeping your costs low. Our average loan size is over six times larger and repayment terms are more than three times longer than a Merchant Cash Advance. Larger loan amounts mean you can invest in growth opportunities that will make a significant impact to your bottom line, and longer terms mean your payments are manageable and won’t interfere with your cash flow! Check out the comparison below:
During the month of May, new clients can receive a $500 Amex Gift Card for every $50,000 they borrow up to $5,000 in gift cards. Offer ends 5/31/2023.*
*Available for new clients only (out of the program 120 days or more). Receipt of the Amex Gift Card(s) is conditional based upon the following: Merchant’s approval under ARF Financials’ standard underwriting models and policies. Merchant’s acceptance of an approved loan amount, rate and term; and merchant borrowing $50,000 or more to receive a $500 Amex gift card and another $500 gift card for every additional $50,000 they fund before 5/31/2023. This offer is not guaranteed unless application is made by merchant, and merchant borrows in accordance with the guidelines provided herein. ARF reserves the right to terminate the offer at any time. Expires 5/31/2023.
The Difference is Insight
Maximize Your Return On Investment
Whether it’s to update existing technology or to expand your services, every auto repair and service company needs an influx of working capital from time to time. And with an ARF Financial unsecured working capital loan, we make sure you are rewarded for your hard work, and you keep more of what you earn. Our team of personal financial consultants is very knowledgeable about the auto repair and service industry and will customize your loan to meet your business’ specific needs, allowing you to maximize your business’ financial return!
Capitalize On New Opportunities
As an auto repair and service business owner, one of the biggest opportunities you may pursue is the opening of an additional location, which will allow you to expand your footprint and multiply your revenue. With flexible loan options, ARF Financial can give you the best shot at capitalizing on this potential. Our loans range from $5,000 to $1 million in funding. We make applying online easy thanks to our low documentation process, and no collateral is needed. And unlike traditional bank loans, you don’t need perfect credit to get approved!
We lend to more than just restaurants. Over the years we’ve expanded our approved industry types. Click here to see the full list.
We can work with merchants that have less than perfect credit. An applicant must have a minimum Equifax credit score of 551 or higher.
Time in Business
Applicant must own the business. The business must be open and operating under the same ownership for at least one month (30 days).
Your business must generate a minimum of $17,000 per month in gross sales ($200,000 annually) from both credit card and cash.
How to Apply for Auto Repair and Service Financing?
If you own an auto body shop or a car service center and are looking for working capital with the lowest payments possible, simply complete our online application today. There are 4 prequalification questions, 5 easy steps, and there is no hard credit pull so your credit will not be affected. Click here to get started. We also employ seasoned loan consultants who live and work in your area, who are knowledgeable about your specific market and will work side-by-side with you throughout the process.
Our Unique Loan Products
Bankroll – Revolving Line of Credit
Your business is always evolving. Wouldn’t it be great to have a loan product flexible enough to evolve with it? Now you do! Our new Revolving Line of Credit – BANKROLL, provides the MAX loan approval, a fixed loan term up to 36 months, and a fixed weekly payment – plus the flexibility to pay down or draw funds on an unlimited basis!
Interest-Only Flex Pay Loan
We believe growing your business shouldn’t mean sacrificing your cash flow, and with ARF’s Interest-Only Flex Pay Loan it doesn’t. It allows you to quickly access from $50,000 to $750,000 without collateral and low, interest-only payments for up to 1 year. And, it also carries an optional Line of Credit with unlimited draws for up to a year!
Unsecured Lines of Credit
With an unsecured Line of Credit from ARF Financial, when opportunity knocks, business conditions change or unexpected expenses arise, you will be ready. It gives you 24-hour access to 5 separate loan drafts over a 6-month period. You can draw additional funds as needed and only pay for what you use!
Flex Pay Loans
Many merchants simply don’t dream big because they believe they can’t afford to borrow the funds needed to make those dreams real. Our Flex Pay loan solves that problem! Flex Pay allows your clients to defer up to 50% of their loan principal into the future, resulting in the lowest payments now!
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Terms and Conditions
ARF Financial LLC is an exclusive third party originator and servicer of commercial loans for state charted community banks throughout the United States (“Partner Banks”), (collectively herein referred to as “Lender”). This Preliminary Loan Amount is based upon pre-underwriting standards consistent with Lender’s guidelines. This Preliminary Loan Amount is based upon the information provided by the Merchant in the Loan Calculator. This approval is contingent upon the accuracy and truthfulness of the information provided by the Merchant therein and on any additional information discovered by Lender during the Underwriting process including but not limited to the review of all financial information provided by the Merchant, the credit of any guarantor and/or any information available from the public domain relating to the business’ or the guarantor’s outstanding liens and judgments, collection issues, history of fraud, bankruptcy, or criminal activity; the status of the Merchant’s business entity with the State where they are located; or any other information that may reflect on the business or guarantor’s ability to repay this loan. The terms of this Preliminary Loan Amount may change based upon the review of all information noted above. The terms of this Preliminary Loan Amount (noted above or if modified during the Underwriting process) are not deemed approved until the Merchant agrees to and executes all necessary Loan documents and the Loan documents are countersigned and approved by an Officer of Lender. If Merchant executed no Universal Merchant Credit Application then this Preliminary Loan Amount is for discussion purposes only.