Posted by: Terri Long at February 20 2018 10:54:21.
Where the Lender has requested that the borrower provide guarantors, those guarantors should also carefully read the entire Loan Agreement and their guarantee obligations, and sign where indicated.
The loan agreement will typically have detailed information about the borrower, including their personal information, creditworthiness, income, and expenses. This information is required in order for the lender to determine if they are willing to proceed with the transaction.
A simple loan agreement is a legal document that allows a lender to give access to money to a borrower with the intent on being paid back, at a specific particular date, and with interest. The amount of interest, usually described as a percentage (%) and compounded over a yearly basis, should be negotiated by the parties and may not be over the State’s usury limit. Once signed by the borrower and lender and all funds have been disbursed the agreement is legally binding and if the borrower defaults the lender may pursue legal action through small claims courts.
A person is a notary public if the state has issued them a license to fulfil such a role. The job of the notary is to ensure no fraud occurs during the official signing of the document. Part of the notarial acts the notary fulfils is to prove the lender and borrower are who they say they are before entering into an agreement. It is another measure that helps protect both parties signing the free loan agreement template.