The lease agreement is an important document that ensures the legal rights of both tenant and landlord and describes both parties’ obligations.
A standard lease agreement contains:
- The name and address of both tenant and landlord
- The address, size, inventory/fixtures, condition and right of use of the rental property
- Information regarding the tenancy: Move in date, termination date if relevant, rent, deposit, prepaid rent, means of payment and extra expenses
- Rules of maintenance, reconditioning upon termination of lease, pets and rules of tenancy
You can find a standard lease here.