You’ve found the dome home of your dreams or you have plans to build one of your own; now you need financing to make it happen. While getting a mortgage used to be relatively simple, the 2008 downturn in the economy changed everything. Now lenders are requiring squeaky clean credit, bigger down payments, and solid appraisals.
Unfortunately, the tighter lending requirements have hit the alternative housing market especially hard. Changes in appraisal rules have led many lenders and appraisers to stop doing valuations on dome homes. No appraisals means no loans.
The good news is that a handful of lenders have continued to ply their trade and are still financing dome homes. The lenders listed on our website are those that are providing financing for dome homes in spite of the recession.