Helpful Info

People considering an investment in a swimming pool usually have lots of questions because they have a lot of decisions to make. 

We hope you’ll find the information below helpful in making informed decisions.

What Is Your Credit Score "Really"?

What Is Your Credit Score “Really”?

A common misconception about credit scores is that the first one you see is “your credit score.” In reality, there are tons of scores out there for everyone and nobody has one single score at any moment. These scores are all representative of your credit history but are calculated differently, depending on what purpose they

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Swimming Pool Loans: To Fee or Not to Fee

Swimming Pool Loans: To Fee or Not to Fee

Home Improvement Loans: What You Need To Know About Fees and Interest Rates The question of loan fees comes up every day in the home improvement lending business and just about every ad that you see or hear will say “No loan fees” or “free loan”. It’s a great talking point and seems to make

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7 Tips To Find The Best Swimming Pool Financing Options

7 Tips To Find The Best Swimming Pool Financing Options

Are You Looking for the Best Swimming Pool Loans? Here are the 7 key factors to consider to find the best swimming pool financing rates. When it’s time to get pool financing, it’s good to have a few options to choose from. However, the details of swimming pool loans can make it confusing to compare several estimates.

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Is Buying an Inground Swimming Pool a Good Investment?

Is Buying an Inground Swimming Pool a Good Investment?

Factors to Consider Before Buying Your Pool One of the questions on the minds of prospective pool buyers is “Is this a good investment?” The answer to that is complicated and depends on a number of factors. First off, the most important thing to consider is that adding a pool will give your family a

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10 Things To Consider When Choosing Pool Builders

10 Things To Consider When Choosing Pool Builders

How To Choose the Best Swimming Pool Contractor Are you financing a swimming pool? Make sure you choose the right pool builders for your project! From residential backyards to Olympic-sized recreational centers, pools are a major investment that require significant skill to build and complete properly. When you have a pool installed, you want to

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Chlorine or Saltwater: Which Pool System is Right for You?

Chlorine or Saltwater: Which Pool System is Right for You?

What To Consider When Choosing A Pool System A common debate for new pool owners is whether to choose a traditional chlorine system or a saltwater system for maintaining the cleanliness of their pool. Both options will keep your pool in great shape, but they do have some significant differences and it really comes down

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Fiberglass versus concrete swimming pools:

Fiberglass versus concrete swimming pools:

Fiberglass and concrete (gunite) pools are extremely different. They both have different strengths and weaknesses but ultimately either is a great choice and the decision can really be based on preference. To figure out what is best for you, you will want to consider several factors including appearance, customization, feel, installation time, durability, and maintenance.

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Pool Heaters: Gas vs. Electric

Pool Heaters: Gas vs. Electric

Factors to consider when choosing your heater Gas Heaters Gas swimming pool heaters are currently the most popular choice and you can opt for natural gas or propane models. Heaters that burn natural gas must be hooked up to a gas line while the ones that burn propane, hook up to a propane tank. The

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Can You Find a “Perfect” Pool Builder?

Can You Find a “Perfect” Pool Builder?

Choosing a Pool Builder can be a daunting task If you are thinking about building a pool, you are going to have lots of questions. What size pool? What shape? How deep? Chlorine or Saltwater? Gas or Electric Heater? How much will it cost? How long will it take? But the most important decision you

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Protect your Credit Score!

Protect your Credit Score!

Advantages of “Soft” Credit Pulls. People looking to borrow money, whether it’s for a mortgage or an un-secured swimming pool loan, are aware that their credit scores influence their loan options. People with higher scores can typically borrow money at a lower rate and cost than people in lower credit tiers. So, when you’re looking

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Loan Terms

* Loan terms and availability vary based on borrower qualifications and are subject to change without notice. Monthly payment amounts are for demonstrative purposes only and are not guaranteed to match final payment amounts for all borrowers. Your Viking Capital Loan Representative will go over all your loan options and their respective terms and payment amounts.

We are proud to offer these great loan options to our Military Families

*Eligibility requirements:

The applicant or co-applicant (or Family Member*) is active duty, military retiree, reservist, or veteran.  Branch of service: Air Force, Coast Guard, Army, Navy, Marine Corps or reserves for these branches. 

Family members must be “lineal” (spouse or direct-line ancestors and descendants. Includes family by adoption and marriage).