2020 California Code
Financial Code - FIN
CHAPTER 1 - General Provisions
ARTICLE 3 - Real Property Held
Section 18040.

Universal Citation: CA Fin Code § 18040 (2020)

An industrial loan company may purchase, hold and convey real property for the following purposes only:

(a) Real property conveyed to it in satisfaction of debts previously contracted in the course of its business.

(b) Real property purchased at sale under judgments, decrees or mortgage foreclosures or foreclosures of or trustees’ sales under deeds of trust under securities held by it. No company shall bid at any such sale a larger amount than is necessary to satisfy its debt and costs.

(c) Real property necessary as premises for the transaction of its business. No company shall invest directly or indirectly an amount exceeding one-third of its paid-up capital stock and surplus not available for dividends as provided in Section 18319 in the lot and building in which the business of the company is carried on, leasehold improvements, furniture, fixtures, vaults, automobiles, and other personal property, necessary and proper to carry on its business.

(d) The provisions of this section shall not apply to property acquired and held for lease pursuant to Section 18310.

(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 663, Sec. 3. Operative January 1, 1991, by Sec. 20 of Ch. 663.)

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