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                             This agreement is used by parties seeking to sublet a property to a tenant on a rental basis.
                             It is intended to be used after a master lease agreement is already in place. This document
                             contains numerous of the standard clauses commonly used in these types of agreements,
                             as well as opportunities for customization to address the specific needs of the parties. This
                             agreement to sublease is useful to landlords or tenants located in South Carolina seeking
                             to form an agreement between a sublessor and subtenant.
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                                 AGREEMENT TO SUBLEASE

THIS SUBLEASE AGREEMENT is made between ________________________
[Instruction: Insert name of Sublessor or Sub-landlord], individually or collectively as the
“Sublessor,” and ___________________________ [Instruction: Insert the name of
Subtenant], as the “Subtenant,” together referred to as the “Parties.”

________________________, [Instruction: Insert name of property owner] (“Lessor”) and
the Sublessor as the Lessee executed the Master Lease by which property was leased to the
Sublessor as the Lessee.

    NOW, the Sublessor wishes to Sublease (all / part) of that property referred to in this
Sublease as the Premises (defined below) to the Subtenant; and the Subtenant wishes to lease
those Premises from the Sublessor.

    IN CONSIDERATION for the mutual promises, covenants, and agreements made below,
the Parties, intending to be legally bound, agree as follows:

1. Definitions

   For purposes of this Agreement, the following terms will have the indicated definitions:

   a. “Agreement” This Agreement is by and between the Sublessor and the Subtenant.

   b. “Master Lease” The lease between the Sublessor and Lessor dated ______ [Month]
      ____ [Date], 20__ [Year], and expiring ______ [Month] ____ [Date], 20__ [Year],
      [Instruction: Insert the start and end date of the Master Lease] whereby the
      Sublessor (as Lessee) leased from the Lessor the Premises (attached as Exhibit A –
      Master Lease).

   c. “Premises” The apartment / house situated in the City of _____________ [Instruction:
      Insert the City], State of South Carolina, described as ___________________________
      [Instruction: Enter the location]. [Optional: See Exhibit A for the Premises.]

2. Original Lease

   In addition to the provisions of this Sublease Agreement, the Subtenant agrees to be bound
   by all the conditions of the Lease between the Sublessor and the Lessor, the Master Lease.
   The Subtenant agrees to assume all of the obligations and responsibilities of the Sublessor
   under the Master Lease for the duration of the Sublease Agreement.

3. RENT PAYMENTS:

   The Subtenant will pay a total monthly rent of _________ ($__). [Instruction: Insert the
   monthly rent] Rent will be payable on the _____ (__) day [Instruction: Insert day
   payment is to be made by, e.g., [First (1st)]] of each month directly to the Sublessor.

4. Uses


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   The Subtenant shall use and occupy the Premises for residential purposes only. The Premises
   shall be used for no other purpose. The Sublessor represents that the Premises may lawfully
   be used for such purpose.

5. Utilities

   All charges for utilities connected with the Premises, which are to be paid by the Sublessor
   under the master lease, shall be paid by the Subtenant for the term of this sublease.

6. Agreement Termination

   If the Master Lease is terminated, this Sublease shall terminate simultaneously and the
   Sublessor and the Subtenant shall thereafter be released from all obligations under this
   Sublease. Upon termination, the Sublessor will refund to the Subtenant any unearned rent. In
   accordance with paragraph 2, if the Sublessor terminates the Subtenant tenancy in the
   Premises under the Master Lease, the Sublessor will provide ___________ (___)
   [Instruction: Insert the number of days notice required, e.g., fourteen (◊ 14)] days notice
   to the Subtenant.

7. Property Condition

   The Subtenant agrees to surrender and deliver to the Sublessor the Premises and all furniture
   and decorations within the Premises in as good a condition as they were at the beginning of
   the term, reasonable wear and tear excepted. The Subtenant will be liable to the Sublessor for
   any damages occurring to the Premises or the contents thereof or to the building that are done
   by the Subtenant or his, her, or their guests.

8. Alterations

   The Subtenant agrees not to alter in any way the apartment, its furnishings, its appliances and
   locks without the Lessors prior written permission. No painting is permitted in the
   apartments. Do not use tape or sticky materials on walls for pictures or posters; small
   hanging nails are permitted. All holes shall be spackled before moving out.

9. Access

   The Lessor retains the right to enter the apartment at any time (within reason) for inspection,
   repair, pest control, or emergency. The Subtenant has a right to privacy and the Lessor will
   always respect this right.

10. Deposit

   The Subtenant agrees to pay the Sublessor a deposit of _____________ ($____)
   [Instruction: Insert the amount, e.g., fifty thousand dollars (◊ $50,000)] to cover damages
   beyond normal wear and tear, unpaid rent, and unpaid utilities. The Sublessor agrees that if
   the Premises and contents thereof are returned to him/her in the same condition as when
   received by the Subtenant, reasonable wear and tear thereof excepted, and if there is no
   unpaid rent or unpaid utility bills owed by the Subtenant, he/she will refund to the Subtenant


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   __________________ ($____) [Instruction: Insert the amount, e.g., forty eight thousand
   dollars (◊ $48,000)] at the end of the term, or within Twenty (20) days thereafter. Any
   reason for retaining a portion of the deposit shall be explained in writing within Twenty (20)
   days to the Subtenant.

11. Subleasing and Assignment

   The Subtenant may not lease, sublease, or assign the Premises without the prior written
   consent of the Sublessor, which may be withheld or denied at the [choose one: sole, or
   reasonable] discretion of Sublessor.

12. Quiet Enjoyment

   The Sublessor covenants that the Subtenant shall be entitled to quiet enjoyment of the
   Premises, provided that the Subtenant complies with the terms of this sublease.

13. Inventory Form (Optional)

   [Comment: Keep this clause if there is inventory attached or to be provided with the
   property to the subtenant]

   At the time of the taking possession of the Premises by the Subtenant, the Sublessor will
   provide the Subtenant with an inventory form within ___________ (___) [Instruction:
   Insert the amount, e.g., fourteen (◊ 14)] days of taking possession.

14. Sole Agreement

   The Parties hereby agree that this document contains the entire agreement between the
   Parties and this Agreement shall not be modified, changed, altered, or amended in any way
   except through a written amendment signed by all of the Parties hereto. (Any oral
   representations made at the time of executing this lease are not legally valid, and therefore,
   are not binding upon either party).

15. Parental/Guardian Guarantee

   If the Subtenant is under 18 years of age, then his/her legal guardian or parent guarantees and
   agrees to perform all of the terms, covenants, and conditions of this sublease by affixing his
   signature.

16. Use of Words

   The words "Sublessor" and “Subtenant " as used herein includes the plural as well as the
   singular. The pronouns used herein shall include, where appropriate, either gender or both,
   singular and plural.




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17. Attorney’s Fees

   In case any legal action should be brought for recovery of the Premises, or for any sum due
   under this Agreement, or because of any act that may arise out of the possession of the
   Premises, by either party, the prevailing party shall be entitled to all costs incurred in
   connection with such action, including a reasonable attorney’s fee.

18. Landlord Approval

   This sublease is not binding upon either party unless approved by the landlord as provided
   below, provided such approval is required by the original lease.

19. Governing Law

   This Agreement shall be governed, construed, and interpreted by, through, and under the
   Laws of the State of South Carolina.

The Parties hereby bind themselves to this agreement by their signatures affixed below on this
_________ [Date] day of __________________ [Month], 20____ [Year].




Printed Name of Sublessor(s)                                 Signature of Sublessor(s)
__________________________________                     __________________________________
__________________________________                     __________________________________
__________________________________                     __________________________________



Printed Name of Subtenant (s)                                Signature of Subtenant (s):
__________________________________                     __________________________________
__________________________________                     __________________________________
__________________________________                     __________________________________

                                                       [Comment: Include parent or guardian
                                                       signature, if Subtenant is under 18 years
                                                       of age]

I hereby give my consent as landlord to subletting of the above described Premises as set out in
this Sublease Agreement.


Printed Name of Landlord or Agent:
____________________________________




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Signature of Landlord or Agent:
____________________________________




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                                            EXHIBIT A

                                MASTER LEASE AGREEMENT




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                                            EXHIBIT B

                                DESCRIPTION OF PREMISES




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