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This is an agreement entered into between a storage facility and a customer for the storage of goods or products at the facility. This agreement defines the property being stored, the storage period, the price, the payment terms, and the condition of the property. This document contains numerous standard provisions that are commonly included in these types of agreements, and may be customized to fit the specific needs of the contracting parties. This agreement can be used by small businesses or other entities that have a storage facility or by consumers looking to store their goods at a storage facility.
This is an agreement entered into between a storage facility and a customer for the storage of goods or products at the facility. This agreement defines the property being stored, the storage period, the price, the payment terms, and the condition of the property. This document contains numerous standard provisions that are commonly included in these types of agreements, and may be customized to fit the specific needs of the contracting parties. This agreement can be used by small businesses or other entities that have a storage facility or by consumers looking to store their goods at a storage facility. STORAGE CONTRACT THIS STORAGE CONTRACT (herein referred to as the “Agreement”) is made and entered into this __________ day of __________, _____, by and between ____________________________, located at _______________________ (hereinafter the “Storer”) and _________________________ located at __________________________________________ (hereinafter “Depositor”) In consideration of the respective covenants contained herein, the parties hereto agree as follows: 1. Property Being Stored: Depositor owns ________________ [DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY TO BE STORED] (hereinafter the “Property”) and requires a location to temporarily store the Property 2. Storage Facility: Storer operates a facility located at __________________________ (hereinafter the “Facility”) which offers storage for the Property. Storer hereby agrees to store the Property for the Depositor. 3. Storage Period: The storage of the Property shall commence on __________ day of __________, _____ and continue until __________ day of __________, _____, unless Depositor takes back the Property earlier. The minimum Storage Period is one (1) month. 4. Payments: Depositor shall pay __________ [AMOUNT IN WORDS] dollars ($_________ [AMOUNT IN NUMERALS]), as deposit amount and __________ [AMOUNT IN WORDS] dollars ($_________ [AMOUNT IN NUMERALS]) as storage fee for the first month. Payments are due on the first (1st) day of every month. Payments made after fifth (5th) of the month are subject to a late payment charge of __________ [AMOUNT IN WORDS] dollars ($_________ [AMOUNT IN NUMERALS]). 5. Price Increase: The monthly rental rate is subject to increase by giving the Depositor __________ [AMOUNT IN WORDS] (___ [AMOUNT IN NUMERALS]) days advance written notice of any such increase. 6. Additional Fees. If Depositor does not take back the Property by the end of the storage period, Storer shall continue to store the Property until Depositor does take back the property or Storer terminates the contract, whichever occurs first. The fee for storage beyond the stated storage period will be __________ [AMOUNT IN WORDS] dollars ($_________ [AMOUNT IN NUMERALS]) per [choose one: month/day/week].. 7. Refunds: The unused portion of storage fees paid by Depositor is not refundable, unless Storer terminates the storage contract. 8. Termination of Storage: (i) The Storer reserves the right to terminate storage of the goods at any time by giving the depositor thirty (30) days written notice of its intention to do so and unless the depositor removes such goods within that period the Storer is hereby empowered to have the same removed at the cost and expense of the depositor. And upon so doing the Storer shall be relieved of any liability with respect to such goods therefore or thereafter incurred. (ii) If Depositor does not pay any unpaid balance of storage fees, the Storer, after giving the Depositor an advance thirty (30) days written notice, treat the Property as abandoned. Storer will sell the Property in a commercially reasonable manner and apply the proceeds to the costs of sale and any unpaid storage fees. Storer will mail the balance of the proceeds to Depositor 9. Ownership of the Property: The Depositor represents and warrants that he is the legal owner and is in lawful possession of the property and has the legal right and authority to contract for services for all of the Property. Depositor agrees to indemnify and hold harmless, to the fullest extent allowed by law, the Storer from and against any and all claims relating to breach of the aforesaid warranty 10. Condition of Property. The parties agree that the Property is in good condition except for the following: _______________________________________________. 11. Reasonable Care. Storer will use reasonable care to protect the Property. Depositor will bear the expense of any damage to or loss of the Property not caused by Storer's actions or negligence. 12. Insurance: Storer does not maintain any Insurance coverage for the Property and it is the responsibility of the Depositor to obtain the same. 13. Indemnification: Depositor shall not cause any damage to the Facility and shall indemnify and hold harmless, to the fullest extent allowed by law, Storer harmless from any claim or cause of action arising out of Depositor’s use, misuse, or abuse of the Premises. 14. Liability: Storer assumes no liability for any losses or damages caused to the said Property by fire, theft, water, rain, storms, explosion, rodents, riot, or any other causes whatsoever. Storer is also not responsible for any fragile articles injured or broken 15. Warranty Disclaimer: STORER PROVIDES THE FACILITY AND THE SERVICES “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY CONSTITUTES AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THIS AGREEMENT. 16. Dangerous and Hazardous Materials: Depositor shall not place or keep in or on the Premises explosives, flammable liquids, or any other goods prohibited by law. 17. Force Majeure: In the event either party is unable wholly or in part, by force majeure, to carry out its obligations under this agreement, other than to make payments of amounts due hereunder, the party shall give notice in writing, and the obligations of such party shall be suspended during the continuance of any inability so caused. _______________ © Docstoc®, Inc. 2011 – All Rights Reserved 18. Entire Agreement: The Agreement represents the entire understanding between the parties hereto. It replaces and supersedes any and all oral agreements between the parties, as well as any prior writings. 19. Successors and Assignees: The Agreement binds and benefits the heirs, successors, and assigns of the parties. 20. Notices: All notices must be in writing. A notice may be delivered to a party at the address mentioned above or to a new address that a party designates in writing. A notice may be delivered: (1) in person (2) by certified mail, or (3) by overnight courier. 21. Governing Law: This agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of _________________. 22. Dispute Resolution: Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this contract the breach thereof, or the goods affected thereby, whether such claims be found in tort or contract, shall be settled by arbitration under the rules the rules of the American Arbitration Association, provided, however, that upon any such arbitration the arbitrator(s) may not vary or modify any of the foregoing provisions. 23. Counterparts: This agreement may be signed by the parties in different counterparts and the signature pages combined will create a document binding on all parties. 24. Modification: This agreement may be modified only by a written agreement signed by both parties. 25. Waiver: If one party waives any term or provision of this agreement at any time, that waiver will only be effective for the specific instance and specific purpose for which the waiver was given. If either party fails to exercise or delays exercising any of its rights or remedies under this agreement, that party retains the right to enforce that term or provision at a later time. 26. Severability: If any court determines that any provision of this agreement is invalid or unenforceable, any invalidity or unenforceability will affect only that provision and will not make any other provision of this agreement invalid or unenforceable and shall be modified, amended, or limited only to the extent necessary to render it valid and enforceable. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have executed the Agreement subject to the terms and condition herein set forth _______________ © Docstoc®, Inc. 2011 – All Rights Reserved STORER _____________________________ Signature Printed Name: __________________ Dated: ______________________ DEPOSITOR _____________________________ Signature Printed Name: __________________ Dated: ______________________ _______________ © Docstoc®, Inc. 2011 – All Rights Reserved
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