Posted by: Victoria Person at February 02 2018 18:15:24.
Loans are a common part of day to day finance in our society. Some are large loans provided by banks for home buying or education, others are for the purchase of automobiles . But, the most frequently used type of loan is much smaller in size.
A personal loan agreement template is a document that anyone can use to protect themselves as a lender. Filling out a simple loan agreement ensures that there is no confusion between the lender and the person in need of funds. A loan contract template takes the difficulty out of designing a concise and precise document. If the document is to be worth anything at all in a court of law, it must be accurate and define every aspect of the loan in question.
There are a number of issues that need to be addressed in order for a lender to enforce its security, such as: The loan agreement must contain a right of enforcement (including detailed provisions regarding when and how a lender can enforce its security). Ideally the enforcement provisions should be tailored to reflect the nature of the secured asset. Then the lender must formally demand repayment. There must be some agreement as to how the lender takes possession of the secured assets (or in some cases, ownership must pass in order for the security to be valid – for example, in the case of a legal mortgage of shares). The loan agreement must contain a power of sale in relation to the secured assets. The security may be invalid unless registered at Companies House and in the borrower’s company registers. If an individual or partnership provides security over chattels, the requirements of the rather arcane Bills of Sale Act (1878) must be complied with. In view of the complexity of taking security, you are advised to take legal advice to ensure that the proposed security is enforceable in the event of default in repayment.
Sale of the loan proviso: A lender might want to include the option of selling the loan to another party. This allows the lender to free themselves from the agreement through the sale, while still recouping some money. The loan buyer then becomes the creditor. The borrower remains the debtor and must repay the new loan holder.