Entries by Marc Gelinas

Margill Loan Manager – Ageing report – with refinanced loans

Q: If a loan was refinanced and the payments revised based on the refinanced balance, can the loan account still be in arrears?  Doesn’t the refinancing and revised payments take into consideration any prior arrears?  A: Arrears are always a little tricky with refinanced outstanding amounts since a human must take a decision as to […]

Setting up and Servicing Agricultural (Farm) Loans Efficiently

Setting up and Servicing Cash-flow adapted Agricultural (Farm) Loans Efficiently Most farmers have special needs when it comes to their loans to buy land, equipment and other farm assets because of their seasonal cash-flow and income spikes. Therefore, agricultural loan products shouldn’t be set up like conventional personal or business loans or mortgages with regular […]

Is there an Alert that we can add that will pop up when we attempt to add more principal than what we have set as the maximum credit?

Q:  Is there an Alert that we can add that will pop up when we attempt to add more principal than what we have set as the maximum credit? A: Yes, this is called a Conditional Alert. In the Main window go to Tools > Settings > Set Alerts > Conditional: When the window opens, click […]

Mass data entry / Global database changes / Adding new data in the database in bulk / Mass database changes in Margill Loan Manager

Q:  We have added some custom fields for additional loan information.  Is there a way we can mass import only those specific custom fields in Loan Manager? A: Yes you can mass import data into Margill Loan Manager. This is with what we call “Global changes”. This can be done for the loan, mortgage, line of […]

Margill Loan Manager 5.0 now available!

After a two-year process, Margill Loan Manager 5.0 is now available for download! A new look, but without changing the way you work, a host of new features to make your lives even easier. See the Release Notes: https://www.margill.com/en/margill-loan-manager-release-notes. To download go to https://www.margill.com/get Stay tuned for our 20 minute Webinar on what’s new in 5.0 for […]

How can I enter multiple payments and advances in a loan without having to enter them one by one? I have over 100 in one loan. I have the data in Excel.

Q: How can I enter multiple payments and advances in a loan without having to enter them one by one? I have over 100 in one loan. I have the data in Excel. A: Very easily, in seconds with a simple 4-column Excel sheet. Go to Tools > Post Payments. On the top of the […]

Can Margill software be used for HOA (Home Owners Association) collections along with the interest calculation?

Q: Can Margill software be used for HOA (Home Owners Association) collections along with the interest calculation? A: Yes, very easily without needing an agency to do these calculations. Many law firms and accountants are tasked with collecting HOA assessments and find it time consuming with a risk or error when this is done by […]