REAL ESTATE RENTAL AGREEMENT by johnrr2

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									                                REAL ESTATE RENTAL AGREEMENT

This Agreement is made effective as of the ____ day of ___________, 20___, by and between _____________________,
Landlord and _________________________________________________, Tenant. The parties agree as follows:

1.   Premises. Landlord, in consideration of the provisions provided in this Agreement, rents to the tenant certain
     residential property located at _______________________________________________, ______________________ in
     ___________________________ County, Florida.

2.   Term. The term of his agreement shall commence on the ____ day of __________, 20___ and shall terminate on
     the ____ day of __________, 20___. The option to renew this agreement for a subsequent term by Tenant must be
     exercised by providing Landlord written notice of such intent to renew at least 30 days before the termination of
     this Agreement. The terms of the renewal period are to be negotiated between Tenant and Landlord at that time.
     Tenant shall in no event be entitled to renew this agreement, even though such timely notice is given, unless
     Tenant shall have timely performed all of its obligations under this Agreement, and shall not be in default in the
     performance of any such obligations, on the date of expiration of the initial term of this agreement.

3.   Use of Premises. Tenant shall be limited to the performance of lawful activity on the premises and shall be
     liable to Landlord for all loss or damage suffered as a result of unlawful activity on the premises.

4.   Condition of Premises. Tenant accepts the premises, furnishings and appliances, if any, as being in good, clean,
     working order unless a statement of any fault is delivered to Landlord within 3 days of the date of this
     Agreement. Failure to file a statement will be proof that no defects existed at occupancy.

5.   Rent Payments. Tenant agrees to pay Landlord rent payments of $__________ per month. Rent payments are
     due in advance of the ____ day of each subsequent month for the duration of this rental agreement.
     Additionally, Tenant will be in default of this Agreement should such monthly payment not be received by the
     ____ day of the month. Tenant agrees to pay a late fee of $30.00 if rent has not been paid by this date. After
     this date, Tenant will be charged an additional Late Fee of $5.00 per day until rent has been paid in full.
     Tenant will be charged $35.00 for any dishonored check. Personal checks will be accepted for rent payments
     until one is dishonored or returned for insufficient funds. Cash is an acceptable form of payment of rent, but no
     cash is to be mailed to Landlord for payment of rent. Landlord, without notice, is entitled to evict tenant
     immediately for non-payment of rent within the limits set forth in this clause. Tenant agrees to deliver rent by
     due date to ____________________________ at ___________________________________________,
     ________________________, Florida _______________or as may be changed from time to time by Landlord.

6.   Partial Payments. Acceptance of partial payments shall not constitute a waiver by Landlord or effect any notice
     or legal process given or commenced under law.

7.   Security Deposit. Tenant has paid a security deposit of $_________ to secure full compliance with all of the
     terms of this Agreement. The Security Deposit cannot be used to pay rent under any circumstances. Return of
     Security Deposit is in accordance with the laws of this state and provided the full term of this agreement has
     been met, no damage to the premises has been caused, the entire premises are left clean, all unpaid rents, charges
     and repair costs are paid, notice requirements have been met, all keys and locks are returned and a forwarding
     address is provided to Landlord. Security deposit shall be held by _______________________ in a non-interest
     bearing account.

8.   Pet Deposit. An additional non-refundable deposit of $________ has been paid for Tenant’s pet(s) that remains
     on the premises. The Pet Deposit has been paid for (type) ___________________________________________.
     Unless this non-refundable deposit is paid to Landlord, Tenant agrees that they do not have any pets of any kind
     and that they will not allow pets of any kind on the Premises at any time.

9.   Possession. Tenant shall be entitled to possession on the first day of the term of this agreement, and shall yield
     possession to Landlord on the last day of the term of this Agreement, unless otherwise agreed by both parties, in
     writing.

10. Occupants. The premises are for ___ Adults and ___ Children. Tenant agrees to pay an additional $25.00 per
    month for each additional occupant. An application and Landlord approval are required for each additional
    occupant. Each tenant shall be fully and wholly liable for all obligations undertaken in this Agreement

11. Maintenance. Tenant shall have the obligation to maintain the Premises in good repair at all times. Tenant
    accepts responsibility for replacement of Furnace and Air Conditioner Filters and the repair or replacement of
    the same should they break down due to filters not being replaced as needed or from misuse. Landlord will be
    responsible for maintenance of the Premises, however, Tenant shall be responsible for the first $30.00 of the total
    invoice for repairs.

12. Access by Landlord to Premises. Subject to Tenant’s consent, which shall not be unreasonably withheld,
    Landlord shall have the right to enter Premises to make inspections, provide necessary services, or show unit to
    prospective buyers, prospective tenants or prospective workmen. As provided by law, in case of emergency,
    Landlord may enter premises without Tenant’s consent.

13. Storage and Vehicles. This agreement gives Tenant no rights of storage. Tenant agrees not to park or store any
    vehicle with dual rear wheels, motor home, travel trailer, boat, boat trailer, utility trailer or any other vehicle,
    except personal vehicles used on a regular basis by the Occupants of the premises. Vehicles shall only be parked
    upon the driveways. No repairs shall be made to any vehicles on the premises and no disabled vehicle may be
    parked for more than 24 hours on the Premies. Any vehicle not in compliance herewith may be towed and
    stored at the Tenant’s expense.

14. Utilities and Service. Tenant shall be responsible for utilities and services in connection with Premises.
15. Indemnification Regarding Use of Premises. Tenant agrees to indemnify, hold harmless, and defend Landlord
    from and against any and all losses, claims, liabilities and expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees that
    Landlord may suffer or incur in connection with the Premises.

16. Defaults. Tenant shall be in default of this Agreement if tenant fails to fulfill any obligation or term by which
    Tenant is bound. Subject to any governing provisions of the law to the contrary, if Tenant fails to cure any
    financial obligation within 30 days of written notice of such default is provided by Landlord to Tenant, Landlord
    may take possession of the Premises without further notice, and without prejudicing Landlord’s rights to
    damages. In the alternative, Landlord may elect to cure any default and cost of such action shall be added to
    Tenant’s obligations under this Agreement. Tenant shall pay all costs, damages and expenses suffered by
    Landlord by reason of Tenant’s default.

17. Termination. Landlord and Tenant agree that termination of this agreement prior to the expiration of the Term
    will constitute a breach of tenancy as agreed and all deposits or advance rent plus one month’s rent will be
    forfeited to Landlord as liquidated damages. This amount represents a reasonable damage to Landlord in the
    event of early termination.

18. Assignment and Sublease. Tenant may not assign this agreement or sublease any part of the Premises nor
    allow occupancy to any person not named in this Agreement without first obtaining permission from Landlord
    and paying the appropriate fee as determined by Landlord.

19. Security Devices. No locks or security devices shall be installed on the premises without permission first being
    obtained from Landlord. Permission shall not be unreasonably withheld. If Landlord consents to installation,
    keys shall be provided to Landlord before installation.

20. Abandonment and Surrender. Removal of Landlord’s property without authorization will constitute
    abandonment and surrender. Abandonment and surrender will also occur if premises are unoccupied for 15
    days while rent is unpaid, this Agreement shall terminate. Landlord may take immediate possession, exclude
    Tenant, store Tenant’s property at Tenant’s expense and charge Tenant for all losses, expenses and damages
    incurred. Landlord will pursue all remedies available by law for unauthorized removal of Landlord’s property.

21. Insurance. Tenant is informed and advised that they should acquire rental insurance for their personal
    belongings. Landlord will not be liable for loss by fire, theft, burglary, wind, rain, electrical or appliance failure,
    water overflow, or other loss. Tenant agrees not to make any claim for any damage and to insure Landlord
    against loss for all of the above, and to name Landlord as additional insured in said policies.

22. Service of Process. Tenant agrees to pay Landlord a Service fee of $35.00 for each Service of Process or Notice to
    Pay or Quit delivered to Tenant or resident. In the event Landlord requires the services of an attorney to enforce
    the provisions of this agreement, Tenant agrees to reimburse Landlord for Attorney’s fees and Service fees and
    costs incurred.

23. Cumulative Rights. The rights of the parties under this Agreement are cumulative, and shall not be construed
    as exclusive unless otherwise required by law.

24. Integration. The entire agreement of the parties consists of this document, the Move-In Checklist and a Non-
    Liability Agreement for Personal Property. Tenant shall return the signed Move-In Checklist to Landlord within
    3 days of occupying the Premises. Also, Tenant shall sign a Non-Liability Agreement, which will be returned to
    Landlord. This agreement precedes any prior leases, written or oral agreements or arrangements that have been
    made by and between Landlord and Tenant. The parties agree that there are no other promises or conditions in
    any other agreement whether oral or written. This agreement may be modified in writing, if the party obligated
    under the amendment signs the writing. Agreements, once breached, cannot be afterward performed.

25. Severability. If any portion of this Agreement shall be held invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the
    remaining provisions shall continue to be valid and enforceable.

26. Payments to Date. Tenant has paid $______ for the first month’s rent, $______ as a Security Deposit, $_____ as a
    non-refundable Pet Deposit and $______ for other (specify).

ADDITIONAL TERMS:
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The parties have read and fully understand this entire Agreement:

LANDLORD:          ___________________________________             Date: ____________________

TENANT:            ___________________________________             Date: ____________________

TENANT:            ___________________________________             Date: ____________________

TENANT:            ___________________________________             Date: ____________________

								
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