In a Rental Contract, you formalize agreements between you and your tenant about the rental residential or commercial space. A formal contract gives peace of mind, as it makes it simpler and quicker to evict tenants who fail to pay their rent or cause a nuisance.
Choose between an Open-Ended or Fixed Contract when renting out residential space, as law and regulation differs. Create your tailor-made Lease Contract for which Dutch law applies. This Contract is meant for property in The Netherlands, questions are in Dutch and the final contract is in English. If you are looking for Rental Contracts in Dutch, go to Huurcontracten. Create your Rental Agreement step by step now.
FIXED-TERM TENANCY AGREEMENT FOR A RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY
, with its registered office at , , , Chamber of Commerce , duly represented in this matter by , hereinafter referred to as: 'Landlord’,
, residing at , , , , hereinafter referred to as: 'Tenant'.
Have agreed as follows:
Clause 1 - Description of the Rented Property
Clause 2 - Designated use of the Rented Property
Clause 3 - Term of the agreement
Clause 4 - State of repair
The Landlord will deliver the Rented Property to the Tenant on the commencement date of the tenancy agreement, in its then current state of repair.
Before or upon delivery to the Tenant at the latest, the Parties will draw up an inspection list, in which they describe the state of repair of the Rented Property. The Landlord will remedy any defects on the inspection list within a reasonable period of time.
Clause 5 - Rent
The total rent is charged monthly by the Landlord to the Tenant and upon commencement amounts to € per month.
This rent comprises the following:
Costs of power/water supply
The Tenant will transfer the total rent per month before or on the first day of the period that the payment relates to, into the bank account of the Landlord with account number in the name of , without (claiming any) discount, set-off or suspension.
If the Tenant builds up rent arrears, he will be automatically in default two weeks after the expiry of the date on which the rent should have been paid, without a notice of default being required.
No service costs are charged.
Clause 6 - Rent increase
Clause 7 - Deposit
Clause 8 -Taxes and other levies
Clause 9 - Proper use of the property
Clause 10 - Obligations of the Tenant with regard to maintenance and repair
Clause 11 - Obligations of the Landlord with regard to maintenance and repair
Clause 12 - Changes to the Rented Property
Clause 13 - Subletting
Clause 14 - Pets
Clause 15 - Liability
Clause 16 - Access to the Rented Property
Clause 17 - Energy performance of the Rented Property
Clause 18 - Termination of the tenancy agreement
Clause 19 - End of the tenancy agreement and delivery
Clause 20 - Penalty stipulation
Clause 21 - The consequences of voidness or voidability
- If part of this tenancy agreement is void or voidable, the other provisions of the agreement remain unaffected. In that case, a provision that is void or voidable will be replaced by a provision that is closest to what the Parties envisaged when concluding the agreement.
Clause 22 - Online signature
- By using the online signature service for this electronic contract that has been drawn up on the Rocket Lawyer platform, the Parties declare that this contract is the original version and that it legally binds the Parties. The Parties receive an e-mail as soon as all Parties have signed this contract, which serves as documentary evidence that this contract has been concluded legally.
Clause 23 - Applicable law and competent court
This agreement is governed by Dutch law.
In the event of any disputes, the court has jurisdiction in the district where the Rented Property is situated.
On behalf of the Landlord:
On behalf of Tenant:
Delivery inspection list
Copy of energy label/energy index
Over het Rental Contract (Dutch Law)
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