LEASE AGREEMENT, entered into between
__________________________ (Landlord) and __________________________
For good consideration it is agreed between the parties as
1. Location: Landlord hereby leases and lets
to Tenant the premises described as follows:
2. Term: This lease shall be for a term of
_____ year(s), commencing on__________________________, 20_____.
3. Rent: Tenant shall pay Landlord the annual
rent of $______________ during said term, in monthly payments of
$______________, each payable monthly on the first day of each month
in advance at such place as we may from time to time specify by
written notice to you. Tenant shall pay a security deposit of
$______________ to be returned upon termination of this Lease and
the payment of all rents due and performance of all other
4. Utilities and Services: Tenant shall at its
own expense provide the following utilities or services: Tenant must
pay promptly as they become due all charges for furnishing
__________________________________________ [specify, e.g., water,
electricity, garbage service, and other public utilities] to the
premises during the lease term.
Landlord shall at its expense provide the following utilities or
services: __________________________________________ [specify]
Landlord does not warrant the quality or adequacy of the
utilities or services specified above, nor does Landlord warrant
that any of the utilities or services specified above will be free
from interruption caused by repairs, improvements, or alterations of
the building or the premises or any of the equipment and facilities
of the building, any labor controversy, or any other causes of any
kind beyond Landlord's reasonable control. Any such
interruption--and any other inability on Landlord's part to fulfill
Landlord's lease obligations resulting from any such cause--will not
be considered an eviction or disturbance of Tenant's use and
possession of the premises, or render Landlord liable to Tenant for
damages, or relieve Tenant from performing Tenant's lease
5. Tenant further agrees that:
a) Condition of Premises: Upon the
expiration of the Lease it shall return possession of the leased
premises in its present condition, reasonable wear and tear,
fire casualty excepted. Tenant shall commit no waste to the
b) Assignment or Subletting: Tenant shall
not assign or sublet said premises or allow any other person to
occupy the leased premises without Landlord's prior written
c) Alterations: Tenant shall not make any
material or structural alterations to the leased premises
without Landlord's prior written consent.
d) Compliance with Law: Tenant shall comply
with all building, zoning and health codes and other applicable
laws for the use of said premises.
e) Tenantís Conduct: Tenant shall not
conduct on premises any activity deemed extra hazardous, or a
nuisance, or requiring an increase in fire insurance premiums.
f) Pets: Tenant shall not allow pets on the
g) Right of Termination and Re-Entry: In the
event of any breach of the payment of rent or any other allowed
charge, or other breach of this Lease, Landlord shall have full
rights to terminate this Lease in accordance with state law and
re-enter and re-claim possession of the leased premises, in
addition to such other remedies available to Landlord arising
from said breach.
7. Subordination: This Lease shall be
subordinate to all present or future mortgages against the property.
8. Time of Essence: Time is of the essence in
9. Indemnity: Tenant will indemnify and hold
Landlord and Landlordís property--including the leased
premises--free and harmless from any liability for injury to or
death of any person, including Tenant, or for damage to property
arising from Tenantís using and occupying the premises or from the
act or omission of any person or persons, including Tenant, in or
about the premises with Tenantís express or implied consent.
10. Binding of Heirs and Assigns: Subject to
the provisions of this lease against assignment of Tenantís interest
under this lease, all lease provisions extend to and bind, or inure
to the benefit of, the parties to this lease and to every heir,
executor, representative, successor, and assign of both parties.
11. Rights and Remedies Cumulative: The rights
and remedies under this lease are cumulative, and either party's
using any one right or remedy will not preclude or waive that
party's right to use any other. These rights and remedies are in
addition to any other rights the parties may have by law, statute,
ordinance, or otherwise.
12. Choice of Law: This agreement is to be
construed under _________________ [name of state] law. All
obligations of the parties created under this lease are performable
in _______________ County, _________________ [name of state].
13. Legal Construction: If any one or more of
the lease provisions are for any reason held invalid, illegal, or
unenforceable in any respect, such invalidity, illegality, or
unenforceability will not affect any other provision of this lease,
which will construed as if it had never included the invalid,
illegal, or unenforceable provision.
14. Prior Agreements Superseded: This agreement
constitutes the only agreement of the parties and supersedes any
prior understandings or written or oral agreements between the
parties respecting the subject matter.
15. Amendment: No amendment, modification, or
alteration of this lease is binding unless in writing, dated
subsequent to the date of this lease, and duly executed by the
16. Additional Lease Terms:
Signed this __________ day of ___________________, 20____.
IN WITNESS OF THIS AGREEMENT, the Landlord and Tenant execute
this agreement as of the day and year first above written.
_____________________ [typed name of Landlord]
By _________________ [signature]
_____________________ [address ]
_____________________ [typed name of Tenant]
By _________________ [signature]