Commercial Real Estate Loans

City First is a market leader in providing financing for our business community to build, purchase, and renovate property.

City First understands the challenges of affordable housing options for low- to moderate-income families, particularly in urban and surrounding areas. By providing financing up to $3.5 million to developers and nonprofit organizations to acquire, renovate, and sell residential properties, we help create stronger neighborhoods.   

City First Bank provides financing for:
  • Refinancing/acquisition of existing stabilized multi-family rental properties
  • Refinancing/acquisition of existing commercial office/retail properties
  • Refinancing/acquisition of shopping centers
  • Refinancing/acquisition of church facilities
  • Construction/renovation of charter school facilities
  • Construction/renovation of church facilities, including sanctuaries
  • Construction of new single-family homes and condominiums

Security Notice for Windows XP Users

As you may already know, on April 8, 2014 Microsoft will stop issuing security updates to Windows XP. This means that after April 8, 2014 there will be a substantial security risk to anyone using this operating system, since security vulnerabilities will no longer be patched. If you are currently using Windows XP please take note of this. Although this will not cause an interruption to any of the service we provide our customers, continued use of a computer utilizing Windows XP could place your devices and the information on them at serious risk. We encourage you to learn more about this upcoming cessation of service by Microsoft and to become informed on what you will need to do to secure your information.

To learn more we suggest you visit:Microsoft XP Support Ends at

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