This form is designed and used for the purpose of renting or leasing individual storage space to occupants who are to have access to such for the purpose of storing and removing personal property. "Personal property" means movable property not affixed to land and includes, but is not limited to, goods, merchandise and household items. A "Warehouseman" is a person engaged in the business of storing goods for hire. A warehouseman may liable for damages for loss of or injury to the goods caused by his failure to exercise such care in regard to them as a reasonably careful man would exercise under like circumstances. Therefore it is important to state in the agreement that the Lessee is not a warehouseman but is merely renting space.
Lease for Storage of Goods This lease is hereby entered into by and between XYZ Storage, Inc., a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the state of (name of state), with its principal office located at (street address, city, state, zip code), referred to herein as, Lessor, and (Name of Lessee), the Lessee, of (street address, city, state, zip code), as of the (date). For and in consideration of the mutual covenants contained in this Agreement, and other good and valuable consideration, the parties agree as follows: 1. Lessor hereby leases unto Lessee, Space Number (number or letter), Size (e.g., square feet), hereafter sometimes referred to as the Premises to be used as a storage space for storing personal property beginning on the ______ day of ______, 20____ for a month to month term. Lessee may not, under any circumstances, store explosive, toxic and/or highly flammable or hazardous materials and/or goods. 2. The Lessee agrees to Lessor the sum of $_______ per month, in advance on the first day of each month as rent for the use of said storage space. There will be no refund of rents for any reason. This Lease shall be automatically extended on the first of each month unless terminated according to Section 9 below. 3. This Lease may not be assigned nor the Premises subleased without the written permission of Lessor. 4. Lessor shall have the right at all times to enter the Premises to view the same and make repairs, and to ascertain whether the Lessee is in compliance with the terms of this Lease. 5. In the event of a default in the payment of rent, or any other default under this Lease, Lessor may, at its option and without previous notice, enter and repossess the premises and, as set forth in Paragraph 7, shall have a lien on all property in said storage space, for the payment of rent and expenses of re-entry. 6. It is agreed and understood that it is the responsibility of the Lessee to assume the sole risk of loss for all physical damage to his, her, or their property stored, kept, or maintained on, in or around said Premises against such risks including, but not limited to fire, lightening, smoke, perils of windstorm, hail, explosion, burglary, robbery, theft, damage by freezing, extreme high temperatures, water, rodents, or insects, any acts of God or otherwise. Lessor also shall not be liable for any such losses due in whole or in part to conditions, acts or omissions done or permitted by the Lessee, and Lessor shall not be responsible to Lessee, his invitees, agents or employees for damage to any person or property caused by the above. Lessee agrees to indemnify and hold Lessor harmless of and from any such damage, loss, cost, or expenses. Any insurance which may be carried by the Lessor and Lessee against any loss or damage to the building or its contents
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