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#718833 - 04/19/07 02:15 PM Fee for Unused Portion Commercial Line of Credit
elcinoca Offline
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Registered: 01/08/02
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I've attempted a search, but to no avail. What is it called when a financial institution charges a fee for the unused portion of a Commercial LOC?

Also, other than state codes or statutes, are there any federal regulations or restrictions on imposing a fee for unused credit?

Thanks for your insight.

MarkB

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#719114 - 04/19/07 09:00 PM Re: Fee for Unused Portion Commercial Line of Credit [Re: elcinoca]
rlcarey Offline
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There are no Federal guidelines.
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#719394 - 04/20/07 12:03 PM Re: Fee for Unused Portion Commercial Line of Credit [Re: rlcarey]
elcinoca Offline
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Thanks Randy,

MarkB

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#719424 - 04/20/07 12:21 PM Re: Fee for Unused Portion Commercial Line of Credit [Re: elcinoca]
barney5 Offline
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Registered: 03/09/07
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Loc: Kentucky
Most Financial Institutions refer to this as an Inactivity Fee.
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#719435 - 04/20/07 12:28 PM Re: Fee for Unused Portion Commercial Line of Credit [Re: elcinoca]
barney5 Offline
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Oops! I forgot to mention that some FIs refer to this as an Unadvanced Commitment Fee.
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#719459 - 04/20/07 12:42 PM Re: Fee for Unused Portion Commercial Line of Credit [Re: barney5]
elcinoca Offline
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Loc: Elizabeth City, NC
Thanks barney5 --

That may increase my hits on a search of the topic.

MarkB

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