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Residential Florida Lease Agreement

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Florida Lease Agreement Template

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THIS LEASE AGREEMENT (hereinafter referred to as the “Agreement”) is made and entered into on (Document.CreatedDate) between [Landlord.FirstName][Landlord.LastName] (hereinafter referred to as “Landlord”) and [Tenant.FirstName][Tenant.LastName] (hereinafter referred to as “Tenant”).

WHEREAS, the Landlord is the owner of a certain real estate property being, lying and situated in Florida, with the street address of (Property.StreetAddress) (hereinafter referred to as the “Premises”).

WHEREAS, Landlord desires to lease the Premises to Tenant upon the terms and conditions as contained herein; and

WHEREAS, Tenant desires to lease the Premises from Landlord on the terms and conditions as contained herein;

HEREINAFTER, the Tenant agrees to lease the Premises from the Landlord and agrees to the following terms and conditions:

1. Property

The Landlord hereby leases the property located at (Property.Address) in Florida to the Tenant. Residence Type: (Property.Type) and (Property.Designation).

2. Lease Term

The Tenant shall be allowed to occupy the Premises starting on (enter lease start date) and ending on (enter lease end date). At the end of the lease term, the Tenant:

2a. Month-to-Month: This Agreement shall continue as a month-to-month tenancy. If at any time the Tenant desires to terminate the tenancy, Tenant may do so by providing the Landlord with written notice of intention to terminate. Such notice to terminate must be provided to the Landlord at least 30 days prior to the desired date of termination of the tenancy. If at any time Landlord desires to terminate the tenancy, Landlord may do so by providing to the Tenant such written notice of intention to terminate at least 30 days prior to the desired date of termination of the tenancy.

2b. Lease: This Agreement shall continue as a lease for the term. The termination date shall be on (enter termination date) at 11:59 PM. Upon termination date, Tenant shall be required to vacate the Premises unless one of the following circumstances occur:

(i) Landlord and Tenant formally extend this Agreement in writing or create and execute a new, written, and signed agreement;

(ii) local rent control law mandates extension of the tenancy;

or (iii) Landlord willingly accepts new Rent from Tenant, which does not constitute past due Rent. If Landlord accepts from Tenant new rent, a month-to-month tenancy shall be created. Either party may terminate this month-to-month tenancy by following the procedures specified in paragraph 2a. Rent shall continue at the rate specified in this Agreement, or as allowed by law. All other terms and conditions as outlined in this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.

3. Rent

Under the terms of this Agreement, “Rent” shall consist of all monetary obligations owed to the Landlord by Tenant in accordance with this Agreement.

The rent is payable in advance and will be (insert rent amount) per month as ‘Rent’ for the Term of the Agreement. The due date for Rent payment shall be the 1st day of each calendar month.

Payments can be made via (enter accepted payment types). Payment shall be made to the Landlord under the following name and address: (enter account holder details).

4. Late Fees

If rent is not paid by the due date, the Tenant will be charged a late fee of $ (insert amount) as a one-time payment. Rent is considered late if it’s not paid within (enter amount) days after the due date.

5. Security Deposit

Upon the due execution of this Agreement, Tenant shall deposit with Landlord the sum of

$ (enter amount) receipt of which is hereby acknowledged by Landlord, as security for any damage caused to the Premises during the term hereof.

Such deposit shall be returned to Tenant, without interest, and less any set off for damages to the Premises upon the termination of this Agreement.

Landlord will hold Tenant’s security deposit in an account in the following Florida banking institution: (enter bank)

Landlord will not commingle the security deposit funds with those funds in the Landlord’s primary bank account. Rather, Landlord will maintain the security deposit funds in a separate non-interest-bearing account for the benefit of the Tenant.

Upon the vacating of the premises for termination of the lease, if the landlord does not intend to impose a claim on the security deposit, the landlord shall have 15 days to return the security deposit, or the landlord shall have 30 days to give the tenant written notice by certified mail to the tenant’s last known mailing address of his or her intention to impose a claim on the deposit and the reason for imposing the claim.

If the landlord fails to give the required notice within the 30-day period, he or she forfeits the right to impose a claim upon the security deposit.

Unless the tenant objects to the imposition of the landlord’s claim or the amount thereof within 15 days after receipt of the landlord’s notice of intention to impose a claim, the landlord may then deduct the amount of his or her claim and shall remit the balance of the deposit to the tenant within 30 days after the date of the notice of intention to impose a claim for damages.

Compliance with this section by an individual or business entity authorized to conduct business in this state, including Florida- licensed real estate brokers and sales associates, shall constitute compliance with all other relevant Florida Statutes pertaining to security deposits held pursuant to a rental agreement or other landlord-tenant relationship.

6. Use of Property

The Premises shall be used and occupied by Tenant and Tenant’s dependants, consisting of (add all names of occupants). The Premises can occupy a maximum of (add number) permanent occupants. The Premises can be used exclusively, as a (add the designated use of the property, i.e. residential, commercial, etc.)

6.1 Guests

Tenant will not be allowed to house guests at the Premises for more than 7 consecutive days without the written consent of the Landlord.

Tenant shall comply with all laws, ordinances, rules, and orders of all governmental or quasi-governmental authorities affecting the cleanliness, use, occupancy, and preservation of the Premises.

6.2 Assignment and Subletting

Tenant shall not assign this Agreement, or sub-let or grant any license to use the Premises or any part thereof without the prior written consent of the Landlord. Consent by the Landlord to one such assignment, subletting, or license shall not be deemed consent to any subsequent assignment, subletting, or license. An assignment, subletting, or license without the prior written consent of the Landlord or an assignment or subletting by operation of law shall be null and void and shall, at Landlord’s option, terminate this Agreement.

7. Utilities

Tenant shall be responsible for:

Arranging and paying for all utility services required on the Premises.

Arranging and paying for all utility services, excluding (enter utilities covered by the rent, such as electricity, etc) which will be included in the rent.

8. Maintenance and Upkeep

Tenant will, at its sole expense, keep and maintain the Premises in good and sanitary condition and repair during the term of this Agreement and any renewal thereof.

Furthermore, the Tenant shall notify the Landlord in writing of any problem, malfunction, or damage to the property, fixtures, and landscaping so that the Landlord can take reasonable corrective action.

Repairs resulting from damages caused by the Tenant that is not considered reasonable wear and tear will be for the Tenant’s account.

9. Alterations and Improvements

The Tenant shall make no alterations to the buildings or improvements on the Premises or construct any building or make any other improvements on the Premises without the prior written consent of the Landlord. Any and all alterations, changes, and/or improvements built, constructed, or placed on the Premises by Tenant shall, unless otherwise provided by written agreement between Landlord and Tenant, be and become the property of Landlord and remain on the Premises at the expiration or earlier termination of this Agreement.

10. Insurance

Tenant must retain their own insurance (renter’s insurance) to protect Tenant from any loss or damage during the term of this agreement. The Tenant must provide Landlord with a copy of the Insurance policy.

11. Right of Access

Landlord has the right to enter the Premises during normal business hours. The Landlord must at least provide (insert number) hours notice for the purpose of inspecting, repairing, or improving the Premises.

12. Termination and Vacating the Property

The tenant:

Shall have the right to terminate this agreement at any time by providing at least (enter number) days' written notice to the Landlord with an early termination fee of $ (enter amount). During the notice period of termination, the Tenant shall still be responsible for the payment of rent.

Shall not have the right to terminate this agreement early.

Upon termination of this agreement, the Tenant will vacate and clean the Premises, return all keys to the Landlord, and have the Landlord inspect the Premises for compliance with this obligation.

13. Pets

The Tenant shall:

Be entitled to keep no more than (enter number) domestic dogs, cats, or birds. At such time the Tenant shall pay to Landlord a pet deposit of $ (enter amount).

Not be entitled to keep any pets

14. Quiet Enjoyment

Tenant, upon payment of all of the sums referred to herein as being payable by Tenant and Tenant’s performance of all Tenant’s agreements contained herein and Tenant’s observance of all rules and regulations, shall and may peacefully and quietly have, hold, and enjoy said Premises for the term hereof.

15. Governing Law

This Agreement shall be governed, construed, and interpreted by, through, and under the Laws of Florida.

16. Notice

Any notice required or permitted under this Lease or under state law shall be deemed sufficiently given or served if sent by United States certified mail, return receipt requested, addressed as follows:

If to Landlord to:



If to Tenant to:



Landlord and Tenant shall each have the right from time to time to change the place notice is to be given under this paragraph by written notice thereof to the other party.


16. Additional Provisions

Additional provisions to this agreement are the following: (list any additional provisions)

17. Entire Agreement

This lease agreement is the entire agreement between the parties. Any prior negotiations or discussions of terms between the Landlord and with respect to this tenancy are superseded by this agreement.

Any modifications must be in writing and signed by both parties. There are no understandings, representations, or warranties except as herein expressly set forth and no rights are granted except as expressly set forth in this agreement.

Executed by the parties on the dates indicated below.







Residential Florida Lease Agreement

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