Coleman SBA News Flash — New SBA SOP 5010 5(H) Released Today

May 4, 2015

By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman Report

SBA released the latest version of SBA’s 5010 today.

Note the SOP 5010 5 (H) is effective last Friday.

However, since most of the changes are in the streamlining/lender friendly mode this should not negatively impact the vast majority of lenders.

Just pay attention to the new real estate appraisal and business appraisal rules effective May 1st.

Other changes include:


Updated real estate appraisal requirements for SBA 7(a) and 504 loans

Updated business appraisal requirements for SBA 7(a) loans

The new streamlined, comprehensive SBA 7(a) debt refinance rules

Eligibility and Documentation Changes to Export Express Loans

When and how PLP lenders may obtain loan increases and decreases

SBA 504 Construction Loan Qualified Providers of Statement Changes

Other areas of change include:

Revised language regarding SBA 7(a) lender oversight and monitoring reviews

Regulatory changes to CDC governance

Clarified language regarding borrowed contributions for SBA 504 loans.

Required Use of E-Tran for all 7(a) Loan Applications

Access the new SBA SOP here

Access SBA Notice 5000-1340 here

Register for Coleman’s SBA SOP Changes Webinar on Tuesday, May 19th here