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Wine Country Real Estate Financing Options – Sonoma & Napa Counties

Wine Country Financing Options – Sonoma & Napa Counties

One of the key components of purchasing a wine country property, whether it is a vineyard, estate, winery or bare land is the capital used to make the acquisition.  Many buyers are going to require some sort of financing for a purchase or perhaps a line of credit during the year as part of operations.

Wine country real estate financing sonoma napa

Wine country real estate financing sonoma napa

Most of the big name banks we are familiar with focus on residential home loans, sometimes homes with a small vineyard. These banks typically do not lend on ag related properties or land.  Once a vineyard gets beyond a few acres in size it just isn’t in their wheelhouse, unless they have a specific ag division.   There has been more than one occasion where an associate with a brand name lender has said there would be no problem with this type of loan only to find out once the package is in front of the underwriter the loan is rejected.  I can’t stress enough the importance of working with an appropriate lender.

Here is a list of various lenders that have experience in wine country and provide financing options for real estate, vineyards, wineries, lines of credit etc..

 

American Ag Credit
Santa Rosa, CA
800-800-4865
www.agloan.com
Comerica Bank
San Francisco, CA
916-491-1304
www.comerica.com/wine
Northland Capital Equipment Finance
St. Cloud, MN
320-252-2122
www.northlandcapital.com
Bacchus Capital Management
San Francisco, CA
212-486-3600
www.bacchuswinefund.com
Exchange Bank
Santa Rosa, CA
707-524-3102
www.exchangebank.com
PGIM Real Estate Finance
Agricultural Finance

Roseville, CA
916-789-4071
www.pgimref.com/agloans
Baker Boyer Bank
Walla Walla, WA
509-525-2000
www.bakerboyer.com
F&M Bank – Napa
Napa, CA
707-757—8501
www.fmbonline.com
Rabobank, NA – Napa
Santa Rosa, CA
707-591-8020
www.raboag.com
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Santa Rosa, CA
707-293-2553
www.baml.com
Farm Credit West
Rocklin, CA
800-909-5050
www.farmcreditwest.com
Redwood Credit Union
Santa Rosa, CA
707-545-4000
www.redwoodcu.org
Bank of Marin
Napa, CA
707-265-2022
www.bankofmarin.com
First Republic Bank
San Francisco, CA
707-251-4114
www.firstrepublic.com
Silicon Valley Bank, Wine Division
Napa, CA
707-586-6100
www.svb.com
Bank of Stockton
Stockton, CA
209-929-1600
www.bankofstockton.com
Fresno Madera Farm Credit
Fresno, CA
559-277-7000
www.fmfarmcredit.com
Summit State Bank
Santa Rosa, CA
707-568-6100
www.summitstatebank.com
Bank of the West
Wine & Beverage Group

Napa, Ca
707-501-5150
www.bankofthewest.com
Global Wine Partners
St. Helena, CA
707-967-5315
www.globalwinebank.com
The Winery Exchange
Napa, CA
707-853-5747
www.thewineryexchange.com
Banner Bank
Walla Walla, WA
509-527-3626
www.bannerbank.com
Live Oak Bank – Wine & Craft Lending
Santa Rosa, CA
707-921-1102
www.liveoakbank.com/wcb
Tri Counties Bank
Santa Rosa, CA
707-522-5480
www.tricountiesbank.com
BMO Harris Bank
San Francisco, CA
415-354-7509
www.bmoharris.com/wine
Mechanics Bank
Napa, CA
707-256-4349
www.mechanicsbank.com
Umpqua Bank
Santa Rosa, CA
707-636-3409
www.umpquabank.com
Citibank – Winery & Vineyard Practice
Napa, CA
707-253-9973
www.citi.com
MetLife Investment Management’s
Agricultural Finance Group

Fresno, CA
559-435-0206
www.metlife.com/ag
Union Bank
Santa Rosa, CA
707-540-9596
www.unionbank.com/wine
CoBank
Greenwood Village, CO
800-542-8072
www.cobank.com
Napa Valley Financial
Napa, CA
707-603-2663
www.napavalleyfinancial.com
Wells Fargo
Commercial Banking Office
Santa Rosa, CA
707-584-3150
www.wellsfargo.com

 

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