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Bridge Loan

Financing at the end of one loan to tide a borrower over until the start of another loan, also sometimes referred to as a "gap" or "swing" loan.

Example:  A developer with an outstanding loan is in the process of negotiating better terms for permanent financing. To cover the interval until the financing is confirmed, a bridge loan will pay off the current loan when it is due. The bridge loan will then be repaid once the permanent financing is in place.