Posted by: Victoria Person at March 06 2018 11:08:54.
This subfolder contains long and short form versions of loan agreements. These agreements contain a number of provisions including clauses on interest and repayments, and detailed provision for representations and warranties, covenants and undertakings. The Short Form Loan Agreement does not include the same level of detail or protection, and is suitable for less complex transactions.
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.
A loan agreement doesn’t just prevent the lender from being “cheated”, it clarifies the terms of the loan and protects both parties. You’ll notice several things when browsing a sample loan agreement. A free loan agreement template clearly defines all parts of the loan so there are no misunderstandings later on.
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.