Sample Lease by m54596

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Kiwi Realty      xxxxx               Pittsburgh, PA 15243                      412.606.xxxx

               Date: Wednesday April 7, 2010

               KIWI REALTY LLC is the LESSOR. xxx, , and xxxx are the TENANT(S)

               LESSOR leases to TENANT for the term of 380 days starting at 9:30 a.m. May 15, 2010 and ending
               at 5:00 p.m. on May 31, 2011, the building located at 2400 Arlington Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15210
               (“Premises”).

RENTAL          TENANT will pay as rent the total sum of $21,000 This will be payable in monthly installments of
PAYMENTS        $1750 for the Premises beginning May 15,2008. The same sum is due without demand on or
                before the first day of each and every month thereafter.

                Please send payment by check or money order, not cash, to xxx

                Please send separate check or money order for each apartment, parking, or utility payment and
                label each with TENANT address to ensure proper credit to TENANT’s account.

RENT IS DUE     LESSOR will give a discount of $50.00 monthly for the Premises rent only if paid or postmarked on
ON THE FIRST    or before the THIRD day of the month for which it is due. If rent is not paid by the tenth day of the
OF EACH         month it is delinquent and subject to legal action. There is a charge of $35.00 for each check
MONTH           returned to LESSOR for any reason. LESSOR will not provide rent receipts.

                OTHER CONDITIONS OF THIS LEASE [Enter other conditions here or “None”]

UTILITIES       TENANT will pay the following utilities that are marked (X):

                (X) GAS             (X) ELECTRIC                  ( ) WATER/SEWER                ( ) TELEPHONE
                (X) CABLE           ( ) ALARM                     ( ) REFUSE REMOVAL
                ( ) OTHER

                TENANT will have all utilities transferred into TENANT’s name and will continue to maintain utilities
                until released from lease. TENANT will maintain sufficient heat to protect the plumbing of the
                Premises. If TENANT fails to maintain sufficient heat of 55 degrees or more during the winter
                months, TENANT will be responsible for payment of all damages caused as a result. TENANT will
                have a telephone installed promptly and will provide LESSOR with the number. TENANT will
                purchase telephone wire maintenance insurance from the telephone company for inside wiring and
                jacks.

SECURITY        TENANT will pay LESSOR a security deposit in the amount of $2550 to be deposited at PNC Bank.
DEPOSIT         TENANT will not use any part of this deposit as rent. LESSOR will withhold from security deposit
                any charges for damages, unpaid rent or other unpaid bills. TENANT will provide LESSOR with a
                forwarding address upon termination of the lease.

PETS ARE        TENANTS WILL NOT KEEP, BRING OR ALLOW ANY ANIMALS OR OTHER PETS INSIDE OR
PROHIBITED      ABOUT THE PROPERTY EXCEPT PURSUANT TO FULLY-EXECUTED PET ADDENDUM TO
EXCEPT          LEASE. If TENANT violates this restriction, TENANT will be responsible for payment of all
PURSUANT        damages caused as a result and LESSOR will retain TENANT’s security deposit.
TO PET
ADDENDUM                                                         OR

PETS            TENANT shall be entitled to keep no more than one (1) domestic dogs, cats or birds; however, at



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             such time as TENANT shall actually keep any such animal on the Premises, TENANT shall pay to
             LANDLORD a pet deposit of Two Hundred DOLLARS ($200). Tenant has chosen to NOT pay pet
             deposit

NON-         If either LESSOR or TENANT does not want to renew the lease, written notice must be given three
RENEWAL      months (90 days) before the end of the current lease. TENANT will deliver this notice to LESSOR
NOTICE       by certified mail or by hand. LESSOR will deliver this notice to TENANT by regular mail or by hand.
REQUIRED     TENANT agrees to give up possession of the leased property without further notice from LESSOR
             upon termination of this lease.

AUTOMATIC    IF LESSOR OR TENANT DOES NOT GIVE THREE MONTHS (90 DAYS) ADVANCE NOTICE OF
RENEWAL      NON-RENEWAL, THERE WILL BE AN AUTOMATIC RENEWAL FROM YEAR TO YEAR. THIS
             MEANS TENANT WILL HAVE A LEGALLY BINDING NEW LEASE, INCLUDING ANY CHANGES
             OR MODIFICATIONS MADE BY LESSOR, EVEN THOUGH TENANT DID NOT SIGN THE
             RENEWAL FORM. TENANT agrees LESSOR has the right to change any of the lease terms in a
             renewal lease. LESSOR will notify TENANT by regular mail or hand delivery of any rent increases
             or other changes three and one-half months before the end of the current lease.

WHAT         TENANT will not assign the lease or sublet or re-rent the Premises. LESSOR will allow TENANT to
TENANT       move early if TENANT meets all of the follow requirements:
MUST DO
WHEN         TENANT will give written notice to LESSOR at least 40 days before the moving date and will state
TENANT       the moving date in the notice.
WANTS TO
MOVE         TENANT will select a moving date which will be the day before the last day of any month.
BEFORE END
OF LEASE     If TENANT selects a moving date which falls in the months of: AUGUST, SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER,
             NOVEMBER, DECEMBER, JANUARY, FEBRUARY, MARCH, TENANT will pay all regular rent an
             utility payments as they become due until either the end of the lease or until a new TENANT’s lease
             begins. TENANT will also pay LESSOR for all the actual expense LESSOR has in re-renting the
             property. Expenses will include the leasing commission which is equal to one and one half month’s
             current net rent, advertising, painting, housekeeping and other elated expenses. TENANT agrees it
             is more difficult and cost to find a new tenant during the months listed above than in other months.

             If TENANT selects a moving date which falls in the months of: APRIL, MAY, JUNE or JULY,
             TENANT will continue to pay rent and utilities as they become due through the notice period. Also,
             before moving TENANT will pay LESSOR in advance the total sum of the next three months’ rent.
             TENANT’s rent and utility responsibilities will end at the end of this three month period or upon re-
             rental of the Premises, whichever comes first. TENANT will also pay LESSOR for all the actual
             expenses LESSOR has in re-renting the property. Expenses will include the leasing commission
             which is equal to one and one half month’s current net rent, advertising, painting, housekeeping and
             other related expenses. Overpaid rent, less expenses, will be refunded to original TENANT.

             TENANT will empty the property and turn in keys to manager on the moving date.

             TENANT will maintain gas and electric utilities in TENANT’s name until release by re-rental or until
             the end of the lease.

             TENANT will provide LESSOR in writing a forwarding address and telephone number.

             TENANT will not advertise, find, or attempt to find another tenant without LESSOR’s knowledge and
             permission.

             LESSOR will make all decisions regarding advertising.

             LESSOR will determine the monthly rent for the new lease.



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                LESSOR will determine the length of the new tenant’s lease.

CAR             Any motor vehicle and its contents belonging to TENANT or TENANT’s visitors will be parked and
INSURANCE       stored at the sole risk of TENANT. LESSOR will not be responsible or liable for loss or damage to
                motor vehicles by wind, falling branches, fir, theft, collision or otherwise. TENANT agrees to
                maintain adequate insurance against such perils.

POSSESSION      LESSOR will make a concerted effort to have the Premises ready for occupancy by TENANT on the
                first day of the lease, however, LESSOR will not be liable for the inability to do so.

TENANT          TENANT AGREES TO PURCHASE ADEQUATE INSURANCE ON PERSONAL PROPERTY,
PERSONAL        WATER BED COVERAGE IF APPICABLE, AND COMPREHENSIVE LIABILITY INSURANCE.
PROPERTY        TENANT WILL PROVIDE LESSOR WITH A CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE, AS EVIDENCE, ON
AND LIABILITY   AN ANNUAL BASIS.
INSURANCE
                LESSOR will not be liable for theft, loss, damage or destruction of TENANT’s personal property.
                LESSOR will not be responsible for any damage caused by failure to keep the property in repair,
                from failure of heating equipment, appliances, intercoms, locking devices, roofs, alarm systems,
                smoke alarms, fire extinguishers or from plumbing, gas, water, steam or other pipes, water fixtures,
                sewage or any cause over which LESSOR has no control.

OCCUPANCY       PROPERTY WILL BE OCCUPIED ONLY BY THE TENANT(S) NAMED ON THIS LEASE AND/OR
                THOSE PERSONS INDICAED ON THE RENTAL AGREEMENT/CREDIT APPLICATION. The
                Premises will be used as a personal residence only and no business will be conducted therein.
                TENANT will not commit any act which will increase the rate of the property’s fire insurance.
                TENANT, other occupants and TENANT’s visitors will obey all ordinances, rules, regulations and
                laws of all public authorities.

MISREPRESE      Any material misrepresentation in TENANT’S credit application may be treated by LESSOR, at
NTATION         LESSOR’s sole option, as an act of default.

TENANT          TENANT will:
INSPECTION          Inspect the apartment using form provided by LESSOR
OF                  Notify LESSOR in writing of any damage or cleaning oversights within three (3) days of
APARTMENT              occupancy
AT MOVE IN          Return the inspection report to LESSOR by certified mail, return receipt request or hand
                       deliver

MOVING          Unless approved by LESSOR, TENANT will:
FURNITURE           1. Move between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
IN AND OUT          2. Clean up debris in public areas caused by moving.
OF PREMISES

DECORATING      Unless approved by LESSOR, TENANT will:
                    1. Use small nails or tacks only for pictures and wall hangings.
                    2. Use full-size rugs to protect hardwood floors.
                    3. Use protective caps under all furniture.
                    4. Cover all windows and sliding doors with white or off-white drapery liners or blinds, if
                         applicable.
                    5. Provide LESSOR with water bed insurance if applicable.

                TENANT will not:
                   1. Paint or wallpaper.
                   2. Use contact paper or pressure sensitive hangers or stick-on hangers.
                   3. Make holes in wallpaper.


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                  4.   Hang awnings from balcony unless approved by LESSOR.
                  5.   Hang clothing, laundry, towels or bird feeders outside apartment.

HOUSEKEEPI    TENANT will:
NG               1. Keep apartment in a clean, neat and healthy condition.
                 2. Maintain carpet by vacuuming regularly.
                 3. Clean appliances and fixtures regularly.
                 4. Clean LESSOR’s blinds regularly.
                 5. Clean fiberglass bathtubs and shower stalls with liquid detergent only.
                 6. Pay LESSOR any rent that is lost if LESSOR cannot show the apartment because it is
                     dirty or untidy.
                 7. Pay LESSOR for extermination of apartment if vermin infested due to TENANT’s
                     negligence.

              TENANT will not use acrylic wax on hardwood floors. TENANT will use only a wax approved by
              LESSOR. TENANT will be charged for the cost of refinishing floors as a result of using an
              unapproved wax.

LESSOR’S      TENANT will allow LESSOR, LESSOR’s agents and employees the right to enter the apartment at
RIGHT OF      any time during the term of the lease to make necessary repairs, or in case of emergency, or to
ENTRY         show apartment for rent or sale. TENANT will allow apartment to be shown for rent or sale between
              the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 8:30 p.m.

PARKING AND   TENANT motor vehicles are limited to vehicles registered as passenger cars. Specifically prohibited
GARAGES       are motorcycles, trucks, vans, motor homes, boats, trailers and campers. TENANT agrees:
                   1. Number of cars will not exceed two (2).
                   2. Repairing cars on the property is prohibited.
                   3. A car not bearing a current inspection sticker and plates, missing exterior parts or having
                       a flat tire will be towed at the expense of TENANT after 5 days notice by LESSOR or
                       LESSOR’s agent.

LOCKS AND     TENANT will not change any locks on property or add any locks or locking devices. TENANT will
LOCKOUT       immediately notify LESSOR of any locks that are not working properly. Lockout service is provided
FEES          after office hours by LESSOR or LESSOR’s subcontractor only. TENANT will pay the then current
              after hours lock out service fee. As of the effective date of this lease such fee is $25.00.

ALARMS AND    TENANT will test the smoke alarm. If apartment has a fire extinguisher, TENANT agrees to visually
INTERCOMS     check pressure gauge and notify LESSOR of any defects. TENANT will immediately notify LESSOR
              of any intercom or alarm system not working properly.

FIREPLACES    The use of a fireplace will be at risk of TENANT. TENANT will provide fireplace screen and grate
AND HEATING   and will dispose of ashes in a safe manner. Ashes will not be placed in rubbish chutes. Heating
DEVICES       devices other than those provided by LESSOR are prohibited.

NOISE         TENANT will not make noise that may cause complaints by neighbors. TENANT agrees that noise
              levels are subject to broad interpretation. LESSOR’s remedies for noise claimed to be excessive are
              severely limited. TENANT accepts the apartment with the understanding that LESSOR will not get
              involved in noise disputes between TENANTS.

MOVE OUT      When TENANT moves out, the apartment will be left neat, clean and undamaged. Original keys to
CONDITION     doors, mailbox, garage, parking card and/or electronic garage opener will be returned to LESSOR
              no later than 5:00 p.m. on the last day of the lease. TENANT will clean apartment in accordance
              with cleaning guide supplied by LESSOR. When TENANT moves out, possession returns to
              LESSOR.

CHARGES       TENANT will be charged on a time and material basis for repairing damages caused by TENANT.



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FOR            TENANT will be charged for any additional cleaning and painting required in excess of normal wear
DAMAGES        and tear. TENANT will be charged for replacing lock(s), mailbox lock(s), parking card(s) or
               electronic door opener(s) if not returned to LESSOR at end of lease.

SMOKING        TENANT will be charged on a time and material basis for painting and cleaning resulting from the
DAMAGES        discoloration and odor caused by cigarette, cigar and pie smoking to paint on walls, woodwork,
               doors, carpet, carpet pad, cabinets, hardware and light fixtures.

TENANT PAYS    LESSOR will arrange for professional cleaning of LESSOR’s carpet after apartment has been
FOR CARPET     vacated. TENANT will be charged for this carpet cleaning service which will be deducted from the
CLEANING       security deposit.

ALL            If, for any reason, some part of this lease is found to be invalid or unenforceable, the rest of the
PARAGRAPHS     lease is not affected, and remains valid and enforceable.
OF LEASE
STAND ON
THEIR OWN

RIGHTS OF      LESSOR and TENANT agree this lease is under and subject to any and all mortgages and security
LESSOR’S       interests granted by LESSOR either before or after the date of this lease.
MORTGAGEE

PROPERTY       TENANT will not record this lease. In the event LESSOR enters an agreement for sale of the
SALE           property, TENANT will move out of the property immediately upon the expiration of one hundred
               and twenty (120) days written notice.

NO CHANGE      This lease and its amendments and any renewals are the entire contract between LESSOR and
TO LEASE       TENANT. All other agreements, promises or understandings between LESSOR and TENANT must
EXCEPT IN      be in writing and signed by LESSOR or LESSOR’s agent in order to be enforceable.
WRITING

LESSOR’S       If TENANT violates any provision of this lease agreement (for example, fails to pay rent on time, or
REMEDIES IF    fails to make any other required payment, or does some act forbidden by this lease), LESSOR may
TENANT IS IN   take the following actions:
DEFAULT               1. Require TENANT to pay immediately the entire amount due under this lease.
UNDER                 2. Take possession of the apartment and re-rent it to another tenant.
LEASE

WAIVER         TENANT HEREBY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO NOTICE TO QUIT WHICH MAY NOW OR AT ANY
LANDLORD       TIME DURING THE TERM OF THIE LEASE BE REQUIRED BY PENNSYLVANIA LAW
TENANT ACT     INCLUDING THE LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT OF 1951 AS AMENDED. TENANT AGREES
               TO GIVE UP POSSESSION OF THE LEASED PROPERTY WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE FROM
               THE LESSOR UPON TERMINATION OF THIS LEASE.

EXPLANATION    Notice to quit is a formal written notice delivered to TENANT or posted on the property that states
OF WAIVER      TENANT has violated a term of this lease. The waiver (giving up) of notice to quit means the
OF TENANT’S    LESSOR has the right to begin a legal action against TENANT without first giving notice to
RIGHTS         TENANT. The waiver of notice to quit does not mean a court can enter a judgment against TENANT
               without providing TENANT an opportunity to present defenses or claims in court.

BANKRUPTCY     If TENANT files an action in the bankruptcy court or takes any similar action to show TENANT is
               insolvent and cannot pay bills when they are due, then LESSOR can terminate this lease. TENANT
               will move out of the property. TENANT will continue to owe rent up to the time the property is re-
               rented.

DEFINITIONS    Whenever used in this lease the word “property” will apply to any leased space (apartment, house,



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AND USAGES    townhouse, garage, parking space) and common areas.
              Singular and plural numbers, male and female genders are used interchangeably throughout the
              text and apply to all parties.

LEASE         This lease will extend to and be binding upon LESSOR’s and TENANT’s heirs, executors,
BINDING ON    administrators, successors and assigns.
ALL PARTIES

JOINT AND     If more than one person signs this lease as TENANT, each is jointly and separately liable to
SEPARATE      LESSOR for the performance of TENANT’s obligations. This means if there is a violation of any of
LIABILITY     the lease provisions, LESSOR may choose to sue one TENANT individually or all TENANTS
              together. If LESSOR obtains a judgment against one TENANT or all TENANTS together, any one
              TENANT may be liable for the entire judgment.

LEAD          Housing built before 1978 may contain lead-based paint. Lead form paint, paint chips, and dust can
WARNING       pose health hazards, if not managed properly. Lead exposure is especially harmful to young
STATEMENT     children and pregnant women. Before renting pre-1978 housing, LESSOR must disclose the
              presence of known lead-based paint and/or lead based paint hazards in the dwelling. TENANT must
              also receive a federally approved pamphlet on lead poisoning prevention.

TENANT        Before signing this lease TENANT has read, fully understands, and agrees to its provisions.
ACKNOWLED
GMENT
                                                                 LANDLORD



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