The first thing that you should do to get the favor of lenders to your home based business is to let them know you mean business. You must establish communication with them to let them know how firm you are and confident you are that your business will succeed. It is your responsibility to prove to them your legitimacy and to let them know that you are confident that you business concept is something that they could trust.
No matter how simple your business is, you must write a business plan for it. Show to them not only the business concept but also the necessary metrics of your business. If necessary, present some product demonstration or sales pitch. Demonstrate your product or service and present your marketing materials.
Your lenders should see that you are serious with what you are doing. Through this, you can prove to them that eventhough you are not a big company, you have the capability to satisfy their expectation as well as to win their trust.