RESIDENTIAL LEASE AGREEMENT
THIS AGREEMENT made this ___ day of ____________, by and between ______________
herein called "Landlord," and _________________________________________________
herein called "Tenant."
Landlord hereby agrees to rent to Tenant the real property located in the City of ___________________, State of Florida, described
as follows: _______________________, Commencing on the _____ day of _________ on a month-to-month basis thereafter:
agrees to pay Landlord as base rent the sum of $_________. The total monthly rent shall be due and payable monthly in advance
on the first day of each month during the term of this agreement. Rent must be received by 5:00 P.M.
1. Monthly rent payments may be paid by check until the first check is dishonored and returned unpaid. Time
is of the essence and no excuses will be accepted. Rent shall be made payable to _______________________ and hand delivered
(or sent by mail at Tenant's risk) to Landlord at :___________________________________________.
to Rent for Payment
1. Tenant will add an additional $40.00 to additional guest not included in this agreement maximum
two guests are allowed (short term visitor). Payment shall be considered part of the rent and is due with rent on the date
provided for under Section II of this Agreement.
IV. Late Payment Fee
1. Tenant hereby acknowledges that late
payment will cause Landlord to incur costs not contemplated by this Lease, the exact amount of which will be extremely difficult
to ascertain. In the event rent is not received prior to 5:00 P.M. on the 1st of the month, regardless of cause including
dishonored checks, Tenant further agrees to pay a late charge to Landlord equal to fifty dollars ($50) each week the rent
is late. Late payments incurred by the Tenant shall be considered part of the rent due under the lease.
1. In the event Tenant's check is dishonored and returned of any reason to Landlord, Tenant agrees
to pay as additional rent the sum equal to thirty-five dollars ($35) for each occurrence. This amount shall be in addition
to all late fees and if incurred shall be considered part of the rent due under the lease.
1. No pet
shall be brought onto the Premises (even temporarily) without the express written permission of the Landlord. If a pet has
been in the Premises at any time during the Tenant's occupancy (with or without the Landlord's consent), the lease
will be in default of the lease agreement and the Tenant may be evicted.
1. Resident agrees not to assign this agreement, nor to Sub-let any part of the property, nor to allow any
other person to live therein without first requesting permission from the Owner.
1. Tenant hereby
acknowledges that failure to timely pay rent in full as provided for under this lease agreement may constitute a default and
termination of this lease agreement. A default will result in forfeiture of the security deposit as liquidated damages.
1. The Tenant shall use customary diligence in care of the Premises. Under no circumstances will Landlord be
responsible for any improvements or repairs costing less than $50 per occurrence. Landlord shall be responsible for repairs
exceeding $50 per occurrence. Tenant shall be responsible for replacing air conditioning filters and maintenance the air conditioning
in good working order.
1. Tenant to Maintain dwelling unit as follows:
i. Comply with all
obligations primarily imposed upon tenant by applicable provisions of building codes materially affecting health and safety.
ii. Keep that part of the premises that he occupies and uses as clean and safe as the condition of the premises permit.
iii. Dispose from his dwelling unit all rubbish, garbage, and other waste in a clean and safe manner.
iv. Keep all
plumbing fixtures in a dwelling unit or used by the tenant as clean as its condition permits.
v. Not deliberately or
negligently destroy, deface, damage, impair, or remove any part of the premises or knowingly permit any person to do so.
vi. Conduct himself and require other persons on the premises with his consent to conduct themselves in a manner that will
not disturb his neighbor's peaceful enjoyment of the premises.
vii. Not smoke inside the premises
cause loud or excessive and unreasonable noise to emanate from the premises.
2. Resident warrants that he/she will
meet above conditions in every respect and acknowledges that failure to perform the obligations herein stipulated will be
considered grounds for termination of this agreement and loss of any or all deposits.
XI. Security Deposit
Tenant has deposited with, and the Landlord acknowledges receipt of $ ________ as a Security Deposit. This Security Deposit
is to guarantee the Tenant's performance of the term's and conditions set forth under this Lease.
DISCLOSURE: YOUR LEASE REQUIRES PAYMENT OF CERTAIN DEPOSITS. THE LANDLORD MAY TRANSFER ADVANCE RENTS TO THE LANDLORD'S
ACCOUNT AS THEY ARE DUE AND WITHOUT NOTICE. WHEN YOU MOVE OUT, YOU MUST GIVE THE LANDLORD YOUR NEW ADDRESS SO THAT THE LANDLORD
CAN SEND YOU NOTICES REGARDING YOUR DEPOSIT. THE LANDLORD MUST MAIL YOU NOTICE, WITHIN 30 DAYS AFTER YOU MOVE OUT, OF THE
LANDLORD'S INTENT TO IMPOSE A CLAIM AGAINST THE DEPOSIT. IF YOU DO NOT REPLY TO THE LANDLORD STATING YOUR OBJECTION TO
THE CLAIM WITHIN 15 DAYS AFTER RECEIPT OF THE LANDLORD'S NOTICE, THE LANDLORD WILL COLLECT THE CLAIM AND MUST MAIL YOU
THE REMAINING DEPOSIT, IF ANY.
IF THE LANDLORD FAILS TO TIMELY MAIL YOU NOTICE, THE LANDLORD MUST RETURN THE DEPOSIT
BUT MAY LATER FILE A LAWSUIT AGAINST YOU FOR DAMAGES. IF YOU FAIL TO TIMELY OBJECT TO A CLAIM, THE LANDLORD MAY COLLECT FROM
THE DEPOSIT, BUT YOU MAY LATER FILE A LAWSUIT CLAIMING A REFUND.
YOU SHOULD ATTEMPT TO INFORMALLY RESOLVE ANY DISPUTE
BEFORE FILING A LAWSUIT. GENERALLY, THE PARTY IN WHOSE FAVOR A JUDGMENT IS RENDERED WILL BE AWARDED COSTS AND ATTORNEY FEES
PAYABLE BY THE LOSING PARTY.
THIS DISCLOSURE IS BASIC. PLEASE REFER TO PART II OF CHAPTER 83, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO DETERMINE
YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS.
XII. Tenant Cooperation
1. Tenant agrees to cooperate with Owner/agent in showing
property to prospective tenant, prior to termination of occupancy.
1. If Tenant leaves the premises
unoccupied for 15 days without paying rent in advance for that month, or while owing any back rent from previous months, which
has remained unpaid, the Landlord and/or his representatives have the right to take immediate possession of the property and
to bar the Resident from returning. Landlord will also have the right to remove any property that the Residents have left
behind and store it at Tenant's expense.
XIV. Lock Policy
1. No additional locks will be installed
on any door without the written permission of Landlord. Landlord will be given duplicate keys for all locks so installed
at the Tenant's expense, before they are installed.
XV. Vehicle Policy
1. The Tenant shall be permitted to
park a total of one vehicles in within the property.
2. No more than the quantity of vehicles listed above shall be
permitted within the property at any one time. Vehicle shall mean that authorized by the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles
to operate on the public roads of the State. No vehicle shall be permitted on the property where it conflicts with any law,
ordinance, or other regulation of the City, County, or State. Repairs and maintenance work of any kind on the vehicle on the
premises is strictly prohibited.
XVI. Access to Premises
1. The Owner reserves the right to enter the residence
at reasonable times to inspect, make necessary repairs, supply services or show it to prospective residents, purchasers, mortgages,
workmen, or contractors. Whenever practicable, a 12 hour notice of the Owner's intent to enter shall be given to the
Resident. The Owner may also display "for rent" and "for sale" signs on the building of which the rented
residence is a part.
Accepted this ___ day of ____________________.
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