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Financing Melbourne Florida

Post by Missfire » Fri Jan 20, 2017 4:49 pm

Not a web wiz but have searched forum for airboat financing and not found answer. My CU (. Space coast) says they need a whole boat but there is a 6 month lead time to build boat. I have about a third for down payment. Any info on bank, cu. ect that will finance against a build invoice? Would sure appreciate it. :dontknow:
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Re: Financing Melbourne Florida

Post by 406 JAMIE » Fri Jan 20, 2017 6:27 pm

hello and i keep hearing wade at hammantt is financing boats.hope this helps.good luck. :rebel:
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Re: Financing Melbourne Florida

Post by Cody25911 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 7:33 pm

If you have close to perfect credit, Lightstream, a division of suntrust will give you loans for things like boats. If you are approved, they just put the money in your bank account.

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Re: Financing Melbourne Florida

Post by Missfire » Sat Jan 21, 2017 8:47 am

Wade at Hamant is where I'm getting the boat but they do not finance , nor does Diamondback.
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Re: Financing Melbourne Florida

Post by CarMotorBarge » Sat Jan 21, 2017 11:06 am

Try Florida Credit Union. Their phone number is 352-377-4141. They have financed airboats in the past.
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Re: Financing Melbourne Florida

Post by Missfire » Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:07 pm

Thanks I'll try Monday, my cu will but they want a complete boat before they'll let go of the money. Wade said he would try and work something out with me. Haven't got with him to see yet. Most boat builders want 10-20 % down, 20 more after hull is complete and the rest when finished. I've got 30% but need help for the rest.
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Re: Financing Melbourne Florida

Post by Lwells » Mon Jan 23, 2017 2:50 pm

Get the money or part of money against something else you have.

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Re: Financing Melbourne Florida

Post by Diamondback Airboats » Mon Jan 23, 2017 3:45 pm

We refer all of our financing customers to Harbor Community Bank. Not sure what type of Complete Boat you are looking for but we are about 10-12 weeks for a Complete Boat. Feel free to give us a call, we would be happy to put a quote together for you .

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Re: Financing Melbourne Florida

Post by Missfire » Tue Jan 24, 2017 8:38 am

I have a quote with diamondback and I did call harbor community bank in kissim. But the loan person I talked to knew nothing about airboats or diamondback I called over thereby referral. I'll see if they have a local in Brevard county. Thanks for the info
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Re: Financing Melbourne Florida

Post by keebo » Tue Jan 24, 2017 1:05 pm

Lightstream is a joke, I can tell you from expierence Near Perfect will not cut it with them.
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Re: Financing Melbourne Florida

Post by mojoe » Tue Jan 24, 2017 3:00 pm

Missfire wrote:Most boat builders want 10-20 % down, 20 more after hull is complete and the rest when finished. I've got 30% but need help for the rest.
Thanks again
Im going to estimate the cost of a new Diamomdback or Hammant at $40,000. If you have 30% of that, my guess is you have $12,000. Last time I checked, $12,000 still buys the patient and informed airboat shopper an damn fine boat. If you can comfortably make the payments, and take your time looking, you would be in the $15,000 budget range. Maybe I have low standards, but I believe you can get a damn fine boat for that kind of money. Then, if you desire, you can upgrade as the funding becomes available.
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Re: Financing Melbourne Florida

Post by Missfire » Wed Jan 25, 2017 11:51 am

I have been looking for 6 months, and so have 6 or so friends, but no joy on anything close to what I'm looking for, if I buy something somewhat close then I have to start saving again and then sell a boat worth less than when I bouggt it and still short for the boat I want. Thanks anyway
The wonderful people at Hamant have come up with a way for this to take place, so within the next 2 weeks we'll be signing the dotted line.
Thanks to all the replies.
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Re: Financing Melbourne Florida

Post by Rick McC. » Wed Jan 25, 2017 11:26 pm

Missfire wrote:I have been looking for 6 months, and so have 6 or so friends, but no joy on anything close to what I'm looking for, if I buy something somewhat close then I have to start saving again and then sell a boat worth less than when I bouggt it and still short for the boat I want. Thanks anyway
The wonderful people at Hamant have come up with a way for this to take place, so within the next 2 weeks we'll be signing the dotted line.
Thanks to all the replies.
Glad to hear things are working out for you Sir! :thumbleft:
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Re: Financing Melbourne Florida

Post by Junker » Thu Jan 26, 2017 1:15 am

I personally had a great experience with Hamant on the purchase of a new hull and retrofitting my existing rigging to it.
Wade and his people were great to deal with once we got it straight that the truth was worth more than excuses.
Schedule slippage is understandable..... I deal with it on a national scale ....
A few weeks past scheduled finish date ...... but would gladly do business with them again in the future when ready for a turn-key purchase.
With out a doubt a good group to do business with..... and will again when the time comes
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Re: Financing Melbourne Florida

Post by Missfire » Fri Jan 27, 2017 1:35 pm

I gave the go ahead and signed the check today, great people treat ya like family and build a great sled. I'm sure I've asked a lot of silly questions in the last month but they helped me work thru it without chastisement.

I didn't use them but Harbor Community Bank in Osceola Countywill finance an airboat he owns a boat himself his name is Daran Olivario, head loan person
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