Glossary Terms

Assumption Indemnity Clause

A clause informing buyers that they must agree to assume all of the obligations of the original borrower under the terms of the instruments creating and securing the loan.

A clause informing buyers that they must agree to assume all of the obligations of the original borrower under the terms of the instruments creating and securing the loan. The VA uses this one:

“If this obligation is assumed, then the assumer hereby agrees to assume all of the obligations of the veteran under the terms of the instruments creating and securing the loan. The assumer further agrees to indemnify the Department of Veterans Affairs to the extent of any claim payment arising from the guaranty or insurance of the indebtedness created by this instrument.”