How To Choose The Right Commercial Loan Origination Software

There are hundreds of loan origination software that are being released every day in the market. As a beginner, sometimes it’s quite challenging to find the right one. Many people simply choose the most popular or and newly released loan software in the market. But that’s not how one should select a loan software. Here in this article, we have given a few things that one should check in a loan origination software before ordering it. 

User-Friendly Interface

The biggest problem with loan softwares these days is their hard-to-use user interface. So, before buying a commercial loan origination software, you should check if it is easy to use or not? When we think about loan origination, the first thing that comes in our mind is the lengthy cash flow statements. Your employees might be in the habit of filling cash flow statements in the accounting books. But when you are planning to introduce a loan origination software in your business, it should be user-friendly. You don’t want your employees to waste their time in first learning about the features of the software and then implement it in real life. Your loan software should make the loan origination job easy but not complicated. Think of it as the user interface of Facebook. Even a beginner knows how to use it.


Every software these days is cloud-based. Cloud-based means when the software uses the internet to work and save everything online. This way, you don’t have to worry about saving files in your harddisks. So, make sure when you are choosing a commercial lending software, cloud-based working is necessary. There is another benefit of buying cloud-based software. It’s the easy accessibility – whether you are sitting in a cafe in New York, working in your office or sitting on the couch in your home, you can access your files from wherever you want. If you have the internet, you have your files.

Customer Reviews

Customer reviews are something that can change the complete game. Checking the ratings and reviews of the software helps you to know the actual value of the software. It tells you whether the software is worth choosing or not. The software you are thinking to be the best might be the worst, after checking the reviews and visa versa. Before paying for the software, make sure you check the review properly. You can also ask some of your friends or colleagues if they can review the software you are thinking of buying. If you get some good reviews, you can think of buying it. But sometimes the bad reviews can also help to know more about lending software. Check the number of bad reviews related to technical issues and user-interface. If there are many such complaints, then it’s better if you find another seller.

Final Words

So, these were all such things that you should check in a commercial loan origination software. We hope this blog helps you find the right software for your business. Do tell us your experience of shopping for this software in the comment section below.