Best lender for long-term financing
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*Your loan terms, including APR, may differ based on loan purpose, amount, term length, and your credit profile. Excellent credit is required to qualify for lowest rates. Rate is quoted with AutoPay discount. AutoPay discount is only available prior to loan funding. Rates without AutoPay are .50% points higher. Subject to credit approval. Conditions and limitations apply. Advertised rates and terms are subject to change without notice. Payment example: Monthly payments for a $10,000 loan at 9.99% APR with a term of 3 years would result in 36 monthly payments of $322.62. © 2023 Truist Financial Corporation. Truist, LightStream, and the LightStream logo are service marks of Truist Financial Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Lending services provided by Truist Bank.
- High maximum loan amount
- Low APRs
- No fees
- Good to excellent credit required
- High minimum loan amount
- Undisclosed eligibility requirements
WHO IT'S FOR
Borrowers with excellent credit who can qualify for the lender’s lowest rates.
WHY WE LIKE IT
LightStream’s unsecured personal loans are big enough for major home projects and come with competitive rates for qualified borrowers. Besides that, the lender offers terms as long as 12 years for home improvement loans.Lender perks:
- Autopay discount of 0.50%
- Low-cost loans with no fees
- Mobile app
Time to receive funds:
Same-day funding available if loan is approved by 2:30 p.m. ET.Requirements:
- Borrowers must have good to excellent credit.