If someone asks you to help secure a financial institution loan, they usually require you to become a guarantor.
As a guarantor, you have more assets or better credit so you can help the borrower secure a loan. The guarantor and lender, and borrower/debtor are to enter into a Guaranty Agreement.
A Guaranty Agreement is a legally binding contract where the guarantor agrees to be responsible to the lender if the debtor defaults.
This agreement provides additional assurance to the lender that the borrower or debtor would be able to service the loan – on the back of the guarantor if necessary.
Somebody should only choose to enter into a Guaranty Agreement with a person who deserves their trust or desire to help.
Depending on your state, a Guaranty Agreement may also be known as:
Guaranty Agreements are not uncommon with lending institutions, which may request borrowers to enlist a guarantor's higher creditworthiness, especially for more substantial loans. Of course, you will not have to prepare your own agreement if you are working with a lending institution. You can also act as a guarantor to a private or individual lender.
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A Guaranty Agreement is not overly complicated, but you want to get everything right, especially if you are a private lender and lend money to someone who has a guarantor. In this case and more, the ability to depend on a proven template can go a long way.
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To be legally enforceable, the Guaranty Agreement requires the signatures of all parties included in the agreement in the presence of a witness. In certain jurisdictions, the witness has to be a notary public.
After you have created your Guaranty Agreement on 360 Legal Forms, print out a copy and carry out the signing requirements outlined above. Once executed, distribute a signed copy to all three parties.
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