LAP for business purposes is usually availed by small and medium-scale manufacturers or traders to meet working capital needs and these products are offered by banks (national and multinational) and NBFCs. The banks rates of interest would always by lower than that charged by NBFCs. These business loans against property are generally taken for the purpose of working capital needs of the business. LAP can also be taken to meet capital expenditures such as plant construction or acquisition of new machinery. Sometimes, it's also used to retire a more expensive loan.