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MONTLY RENTAL AGREEMENT
Rent collected:
$_____________
Tenant(s):_______________________
Dates:________to_________
Security Deposit: $_____________
Tenant(s):_______________________
Other:
$_____________
TOTAL RECEIVED:
$________
Landlord: _______________________
Funds will be returned if lease is not accepted.
Location:________________________
TOTAL
DUE:$__________ prior to occupancy
This is a legally binding contract between Landlord and Tenant and is
enforceable in a court of law. Any verbal contracts implied or stated must be put
in writing and agreed upon by all parties involved in order for them to be valid.
1. TERM: This lease agreement shall commence on the _________ day
of _______________, 20_______, and is on a (check one)
MONTH lease
YEAR lease
Specific_______________
st
2. RENT: Rent is $______________ per month, due and payable on the 1
calendar day of the month. If mailing the rent it must: (check which applies)
st
st
be received by the 1
postmarked by the 1
.
(or)
Failure to pay rent on time will result in eviction of rented premise.
3. LATE FEE: Rent past due is subject to a late fee of $_____________ and
shall be paid with total rent due.
4. SECURITY DEPOSIT:
A security deposit of $______________ is required
before tenancy. Of this fee $__________ is NON-REFUNDABLE. Tenant does
NOT have the right to apply this money towards rent due or future rents.
LANDLORD will hold deposit as security to ensure TENANTS performance of
this contract. LANDLORD may with-hold this fee for the purpose of cleaning the
premises, repair cost, or for monies owed to LANDLORD. The LANDLORD will
return refundable portion, or explain how money is being retained within 30 days
of move out date/ or date that forwarding address is provided.
5. OTHER FEES: Tenant is responsible for the following fees:
(i.e. hook-up fees, pet fees, etc.)
________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________
6. UTILITIES:
Tenant agrees to keep utilities connected at all times. Utilities
that are shut off for non-payment or other avoidable circumstance will be deemed
as breach of contract and cause for eviction.
Utilities paid for by landlord: ________________________________________
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MONTLY RENTAL AGREEMENT
Rent collected:
$_____________
Tenant(s):_______________________
Dates:________to_________
Security Deposit: $_____________
Tenant(s):_______________________
Other:
$_____________
TOTAL RECEIVED:
$________
Landlord: _______________________
Funds will be returned if lease is not accepted.
Location:________________________
TOTAL
DUE:$__________ prior to occupancy
This is a legally binding contract between Landlord and Tenant and is
enforceable in a court of law. Any verbal contracts implied or stated must be put
in writing and agreed upon by all parties involved in order for them to be valid.
1. TERM: This lease agreement shall commence on the _________ day
of _______________, 20_______, and is on a (check one)
MONTH lease
YEAR lease
Specific_______________
st
2. RENT: Rent is $______________ per month, due and payable on the 1
calendar day of the month. If mailing the rent it must: (check which applies)
st
st
be received by the 1
postmarked by the 1
.
(or)
Failure to pay rent on time will result in eviction of rented premise.
3. LATE FEE: Rent past due is subject to a late fee of $_____________ and
shall be paid with total rent due.
4. SECURITY DEPOSIT:
A security deposit of $______________ is required
before tenancy. Of this fee $__________ is NON-REFUNDABLE. Tenant does
NOT have the right to apply this money towards rent due or future rents.
LANDLORD will hold deposit as security to ensure TENANTS performance of
this contract. LANDLORD may with-hold this fee for the purpose of cleaning the
premises, repair cost, or for monies owed to LANDLORD. The LANDLORD will
return refundable portion, or explain how money is being retained within 30 days
of move out date/ or date that forwarding address is provided.
5. OTHER FEES: Tenant is responsible for the following fees:
(i.e. hook-up fees, pet fees, etc.)
________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________
6. UTILITIES:
Tenant agrees to keep utilities connected at all times. Utilities
that are shut off for non-payment or other avoidable circumstance will be deemed
as breach of contract and cause for eviction.
Utilities paid for by landlord: ________________________________________
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7. UTILITY TRANSFER: Tenant agrees to IMMEDIATELY transfer utilities into
his/ her name prior to occupancy including: (check all that apply)
Gas
Electricity
Water
Garbage
Other:_____________
8. PAYMENT: Monthly rent must be paid in cash, or by certified funds (money
order/cashiers check) unless other options are listed here:__________________
Rent shall be delivered to the following location: (if mailing refer to section 2)
________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________
Failure to pay rent on time may result in eviction, and additional fees. In the
event of a BAD CHECK, tenant will be subject to an additional $20 return fee +
unpaid rent + late fee, and will no longer have choice to pay with personal
checks. (Personal checks are only accepted if listed in section 8)
9. DEPOSIT RETURN: Upon move-out, security deposit may be refundable
based on the following conditions:
A. The apartment is returned in the same condition it was rented in. This
includes cleanliness, appliances, cosmetics, common areas, floors,
ceilings, etc.
B. All keys have been returned to Landlord.
C. A forwarding address has been left with Landlord.
D. All charges including: rent, late fees, pet fees are paid in full prior to
termination.
E. All Tenant’s property has been removed from premise.
F. All terms in Lease Agreement have been fulfilled and satisfied.
No later than 30 days after Tenant has moved, Landlord will send remainder of
deposit to Tenant’s forwarding address as explained in Section 4.
10. PROPERTY ACCEPTANCE: Tenants accept property in “as-is” condition
and agree to notify Landlord of any dangers, hazards, or repairs that may arise.
11.
UPKEEP EXPECTATION: Tenant agrees to upkeep the property while
under contract with Landlord. This includes, but is not limited to: carpets, walls,
furnishings, fixtures, windows, all doors, locks, appliances, garbage disposal, air
conditioner, swamp cooler, heating, plumbing, electrical, etc. Tenant is aware
that any damage caused by nails, tacks, sticky tape, or pins to the walls; or any
of the previously mentioned items, are the sole responsibility of the Tenant and
might be taken out of Security Deposit. Landlord will allow for normal wear and
tear.
12. TENANT OBLIGATION: Tenant agrees to the following terms:
A. Inform Landlord immediately with any issues that might compromise
Health or Building codes.
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B. Keep premise free of clutter and sanitary. This includes taking out
garbage regularly, maintain plumbing, appliances, etc. in a safe and
reasonable manner.
C. Ensure that all occupants and guests in or on the property OBEY
HOUSE RULES as explained herein.
D. Safeguard all Landlords property from theft, damage, or destruction.
12. REPAIRS: Tenant shall contact Landlord of any minor or major repairs
necessary. Together, both parties will decide who is responsible for repair and
who will pay for it.
Any REPAIR that Tenant fixes or hires out WITHOUT
Landlord’s written consent will not be reimbursed. Any improvement (see section
14) made by the Tenant to the property shall become the sole property of
Landlord upon Tenant vacating premise unless stated otherwise.
A.
No person will be allowed to make any repairs unless they are
competent in that specific field. Person performing repairs must assure
that care is taken for safety. The repair person is accountable for any
accident that might befall them or the property and agrees to release
LIABILITY from the Landlord. Tenant may not take Landlord to court over
any such issues.
B. Tenant is responsible for any light bulbs purchased. All light bulbs are
installed with proper wattage and working upon Tenant’s arrival.
13. INCLUDED APPLIANCES: The following appliances or furnishings in the
premises are the property of Landlord:_________________________________.
14.
IMPROVEMENTS:
Tenant shall obtain WRITTEN PERMISSION from
Landlord for any of the following improvements: installing antennas, cable cords,
satellite dishes, lighting fixtures, any appliances, changing locks, paint, and/or
wallpaper. Tenant may not store any items on balconies or outside premise
unless Landlord approves with written consent.
Tenant may not display
advertisements on property.
15. LIABILITY: Landlord is NOT RESPONSIBLE for any Tenant’s item(s) that
are stolen, damaged, or vandalized, whether causes by man or acts of God. The
responsibility of SAFEGUARDING property is the responsibility of Tenant.
Tenant can optionally sign up for Renter’s Insurance by their own free will and
choice.
16. MOVE IN DATE: If for any reason the Landlord is not able to deliver up
possession of property to Tenant on signed date, Lease Agreement may be
cancelled or terminated with written consent by either party. Neither party can
hold the other liable. Landlord must REFUND any fees paid by Tenant with the
exception of an application fee unless mandated by statute.
17. LEASE TERMINATION: This lease will continue on a month to month basis
following expiration of lease, unless written notice of termination is delivered.
Notice must be presented a minimum of 30 days prior to vacating. Notice must
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have a liable cause and not contradict lease terms made herein, including early
termination. Landlord may terminate lease by means of eviction for violation of:
house rules, waste to premise, late rent, nuisances, guests actions, etc.
18. ABANDONMENT: A. If Tenant can not be located, and rent is 15 days past
due, and Tenant has not informed Landlord of location, or B. if Tenant’s rent is
past due by 1 or more days and Tenant’s personal property has been removed
from premise, and has not informed Landlord of location, Tenant has
ABANDONED the premise. Landlord has right to enter and secure premise.
Tenant’s property will be stored for a minimum of 30 days at the Tenant’s
expense. Tenant is liable for all costs of moving/storage, late fees, owed rent
and expenses of renting property to new tenant. If property has been unclaimed
and 30 days have passed, PROPERTY belongs to Landlord and Landlord may
resell, keep, donate to charity or demand full rent, fees, and storage cost to be
paid for its return.
19. STORAGE: (Check one) Additional storage
is (or)
is not
provided at this premise.
The owner SHALL NOT be liable for any loss of
property or personal injury resulting from property storage.
It is Tenant’s
responsibility to purchase Renter’s Insurance on your own free will and choice.
Tenant may not hold Landlord responsible for any loss, damage, or vandalism of
property.
20. PROPERTY REMOVAL: Tenant agrees to not remove or alter Landlord’s
property. The only exception is with written permission. If no written permission
is granted and Tenant alters or removes Landlord’s property, Landlord may take
possession of Tenant’s property and evict Tenant from premise. Landlord may
also charge Tenant cost of returning property to original condition.
21. BANKRUPTCY: In the event of Tenant filing for bankruptcy, Landlord has
the right to declare this Lease Agreement as breached and VOID. Landlord
reclaims right to premise. No judicial officer shall have any rights to the above
written property because of this agreement.
22. RENT INCREASE: Landlord has the right to increase rent with a minimum
30 day written notice for reasons of increased utility bills, taxes, or other
operating expense. Rent may NEVER be increased by over 10% at one time, or
during a fixed rental term.
23. INSPECTION: All inspections of Tenant’s property must be preceded with a
minimum of a 24 hour written notice. Tenant must allow Landlord permission to
access premise for reason of inspection, repair, or to show the premise to
prospective tenants, appraisers, insurance agents, lenders, purchasers, or
service providers. Access must be within reasonable business hours unless an
EMERGENCY occurs. In case of EMERGENCY, notice does not have to be
given.
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24. NOTICES: All notices are required to be written and delivered in advance in
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person or by 1
class mail. Notices must be in accordance with State laws and
statutes. If Tenant does not answer door, Landlord may post NOTICE in a
conspicuous (obvious) place.
25. OCCUPANTS: This Lease Agreement is strictly for _______ adults and
_______ children. Any additional guests staying at the said premise for more
than 7 total days within any single rent period, consecutive or not, may be subject
to a $100 charge per guest per month. Guest staying more than 7 days are
considered non-approved tenants and may be cause for eviction. Guest wishing
to stay for extended periods must be cleared by the landlord prior to occupancy,
and are subject to the cost of background fees. All approved guest must sign
lease agreement and pay additional fees prior to occupancy.
26. SUBLETTING: Tenant CANNOT assign or sublet the said premise unless
they obtain written permission from Landlord. Tenant does not have right to
make arrangements with future tenants, as it is not their property.
27. PARTIAL PAYMENT: If Landlord accepts a partial payment from Tenant
that has breached Lease Agreement, this shall NOT AFFECT any notices, legal
eviction procedures, or legal proceedings against Tenant as per statute.
28. HOUSE RULES: House rules apply to all common areas, yards, parking
lots, laundry facility, swimming pool, rental unit, or other property managed or
owned by landlord. House rules refer to rules enforced throughout property
including those stated herein. Tenant is responsible for any guests or family
members while they are on premise. Failure for Tenant or Tenant’s guests to
obey house rules may result in warning or eviction.
29. NOISE OR NUISANCE: Tenant or Tenant’s guests are not allowed to
disturb, harass, annoy the peace of other Tenants, neighbors, or any servicemen
of the said premise. Tenant and guests must also abide by City, State, and
Federal Laws. Tenant and guests may not permit waste or nuisance on or
around the premise. Each tenant deserves quiet enjoyment.
30. VEHICLES AND PARKING: Tenant owns (number) ______ car(s) and is
allowed ______ parking space(s).
If assigned a parking space, it shall be
#__________. Vehicles MUST be no more than 15 YEARS OLD, and may not
leak any fluids. Tenant may NOT wash, paint, or perform engine work on
premise. No other vehicle, trailer, or camper may be parked on the premise
without prior written permission from Landlord. Failure to comply with vehicle
regulations may result in towing at Tenant’s expense.
31.
PETS:
No pets or animals are allowed on or in the premise EVEN
temporarily, unless written permission from Landlord is given. If pet permission
is granted a pet deposit of $_________ must be paid to Landlord, $_________
being refundable at end of tenancy if there is NO DAMAGE to persons, premise,
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