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Land Loans

Land Loans

The perfect land to build your dream home may present itself before you are ready to start building. That's okay because, at Texell, we understand that building is a process, and our Home Loan Heroes will be there every step of the way.

Whether you plan to build your home right away or in a few years, we can get you started.

The Texell Advantage for Land Loans:

  • Local loan decisions, personal knowledge of the area
  • Secure your land now, build in the future
  • Low, fixed rates with terms up to 15 years
  • Down payment as low as 20%
  • Minimal closing costs
  • No escrow
  • Minimum loan amount $10,000
  • Borrow up to 80% of the fair market value or purchase price of the property, whichever is less

Today's Land Loan Rates

Land & Unimproved Term

APR as low as1

5-year Fixed


10-year Fixed


15-year Fixed


1 APR = Annual Percentage Rate. Rates effective 4/15/2024. All loans are subject to credit approval, and individual rates will vary. For complete details about payments, rates, and fees, please visit our rates page or contact Texell. Existing Texell loans are not eligible for refinancing.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Use a Land Loan to finance the purchase of a plot of land. Texell offers land loans that may be used to build a home or for personal recreational use.

The documents required when applying for a land loan include:

  1. Valid government-issued ID       
  2. Social Security Card
  3. Proof of income (pay stubs, award letters, or retirement statements)
  4. Asset statements (last two months) 
  5. Tax returns (last two years)
  6. W2s (last two years)
  7. 1099s (last two years if self-employed)
  8. Mortgage statements (for any properties owned)
  9. Homeowners insurance (for any properties owned)
  10. Survey (for the land to be purchased, if available)

In Texas, you can borrow up to 80% of the property's fair market value or the purchase price, whichever is less. For example, if the plot of land is worth $85,000, but the purchase price is $80,000, you can borrow up to $64,000.

Depending on how quickly Texell receives the appraisal, the land loan process can take 30–60 days.

You will use a Land Loan to acquire/purchase a piece of land. You will use a Construction Loan to fund the construction of a home which may include purchasing the land. Texell does not currently offer construction loans.
No, land loans are strictly for personal usage, either for building a home or recreation. If your land purchase is to build commercial property, an SBA 504 loan is the place to start. For more information about SBA loans through Texell, click here.

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