Using a credit agreement protects you as a lender, as it legally imposes the borrower`s commitment to repay the loan in regular payments or lump sum. A borrower may also find a credit agreement useful because it determines the loan details for its records and helps track payments. This agreement is simple to bridge the gap between not destroying an agreement and using a longer and broader agreement. However, it is legally binding and enforceable. A mortgage creates a protective interest that allows a lender to take possession and sell the secured real estate if the borrower is in default. The borrower must first obtain independent legal advice on the secured credit agreement. Note that if there is already a first mortgage on the property, the first borrower (i.e. the bank) should accept the second mortgage. A mortgage is the strongest form of protection for a loan. If you don`t want to include a bank, submitting a reserve is an alternative option. A reserve is not as strong as a mortgage (i.e. if the borrower goes bankrupt, the caveator simply joins the queue with other creditors).

But it prevents the borrower from selling the property without the agreement of the Caveator. A credit agreement is more comprehensive than a debt instrument and contains clauses about the entire agreement, additional expenses and the modification process (i.e.: How to change the terms of the agreement). Use a credit agreement for high-rise loans or loans from multiple lenders. Use a debt account for loans that come from non-traditional lenders such as individuals or businesses instead of banks or credit unions. 2. CONSIDERING the granting of loans to the borrower and the borrower who will repay the loan to the lender and the borrower who will repay the loan to the lender, both parties undertake to respect, respect and respect the commitments and conditions set out in this agreement: this draft loan agreement is provided by Punk Money as a reference; to help those who wish to lend between friends and family. At the beginning of the agreement, borrowers and lenders knew each other and will have already agreed on the principle of the amount of credit, the duration and any interest. Both parties must be satisfied with the affordability of the proposed rules. No part of this agreement constitutes a financial consultation that should be requested by a professional. Any party can be overseas or in the UK, and the loan can be of any size.