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Rental Agreement


AGREEMENT made on [Date] by and between [Name] of [Address], hereinafter referred to as "Owner", and [Name] of [Address], hereinafter referred to as "Tenant", the parties mutually agree as follows:

Tenants agree to rent this dwelling located at [Address] on a month-to-month basis for [$------] per month, payable in advance on the [--] day of the calendar month, Owners will give Tenants a (rebate) or (discount) of [$------].

The first month's rent for this dwelling is [$------].

The security and cleaning deposit on this dwelling is [$------]. It is refundable if Tenants leave the dwelling reasonably clean and undamaged.

Tenants will give [--] days notice in writing before they move and will be responsible for paying rent through the end of this notice period or until another tenant approved by the Owners has moved in, whichever comes first.

Owners will refund all deposits due within [--] days after Tenants have moved out completely and returned their keys.

Only the following [--] persons and [--] pets are to live in this dwelling at [Address].

Without Owners prior permission written permission, no other persons may live there and no other pets may stay there, even temporarily, nor may the dwelling be sublet or used for business purposes.

Use of the following is included in the rent: [Enumerate].

Tenant agrees to the following:

(a) to accept the dwelling "as is," having already inspected it.

(b) to keep yards and garbage areas clean.

(c) to keep from making loud noises and disturbances and to play music and broadcast programs at all times so as not to disturb other people's peace and quiet.

(d) not to paint or alter the structure of the dwelling in any way.

(e) to park their motor vehicles in assigned space and to keep that space clean of oil drippings and grease.

(f) not to repair their motor vehicle on the premises (unless it is in an enclosed garage) if such repairs will take longer than a day.

(g) to allow Owners to inspect the dwelling, work on it, or show it to prospective tenants at any and all reasonable times.

(h) not to keep any liquid-filled furniture in this dwelling.

(i) to pay rent by cheque or money order made out to the Owners (personal and certified bank checks must be good when paid or applicable late payment charges will apply).

(j) to pay for repairs of all damage, they or their guests have caused.

(k) to pay for any windows broken in their dwelling while they live there.

Violation of any part of this Agreement or nonpayment of rent when due shall be cause for eviction under applicable code sections. The prevailing party [ ] (shall) [ ] (shall not) recover reasonable legal service fees involved.

Tenants hereby acknowledge that they have read this Agreement, understand it, agree to it, and have been given a copy.

The invalidity or unenforceability of any portion of this Agreement shall not affect the remaining provisions and portions hereof.

This Rental Agreement including any attachments is the entire agreement between the parties and there are no other promises or conditions in any other written agreement.

This Rental Agreement supersedes any prior oral agreements between the parties.

This Rental Agreement shall be binding upon the parties hereto and their respective heirs, administrators, successors, and assigns.

No Assignment. Neither this Rental Agreement nor any right or interest thereunder shall be assigned in any respect whatsoever.

This Rental Agreement contains all of the agreements of the parties. No oral or other statements shall be binding on either of the parties hereto.

Applicable Law. This Rental Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of [State].

Time of The Essence. Time is the essence of this Rental Agreement.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this Rental Agreement the day and year as first above written at [City], [State].


[Name], Owner


[Name], Tenant

This Section for Notary:


STATE OF -------)

) ss: [date]

COUNTY OF ------)

On [Date] before me, [Name of Notary], notary, personally appeared [Name of Person(s) Involved], personally known to me (or proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence) to be the person(s) whose name(s) is/are subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he/she/they executed the same in his/her/their authorized capacity(ies), and that by his/her/their signature(s) on the instrument the person(s), or the entity upon behalf of which the person(s) acted, executed the instrument.

Witness my hand and official seal.


[Name of Notary Public]

My commission expires: [date]