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Making a Furnished Apartment Lease
Generally speaking, Furnished Apartment Leases are designed to set forth the terms and rent payment details associated with a new tenancy. As a result of forming this agreement with each other, both parties will know what to expect. You can tap or click on "Make document" to check out our sample Furnished Apartment Lease.
As with any other legal agreement, Furnished Apartment Leases are not legally binding until they are signed by the landlord and all tenants. When you use Rocket Lawyer, you are not just filling out a Furnished Apartment Lease template or fillable PDF; you're making an entirely customizable and digital document. In case you ever require support from an attorney in the event of nonpayment or another issue, your membership provides the optional benefit of Document Defense® for added protection.
Even if you are just starting out, it's always valuable to record the details of each rental in a lease. Using a Furnished Apartment Lease could be a smart move for you because of these benefits:
A few outcomes from not signing one may include late or unpaid fees, damaged property, unauthorized tenants, and unplanned move-out dates.
Specifics that you will need to add to your document are:
As you might hope with a document like this one, any Furnished Apartment Lease built with Rocket Lawyer will also include policies around smoking and/or narcotics, overdue rent, guests, pets, and moving out before the lease ends. During the process of making your document, you also will be able to add more details about maintenance procedures, furnishings, and insurance requirements. Additional personalization is allowed, if necessary.
Each Rocket Lawyer document is vetted by lawyers and legal staff, so you can feel confident when using them to manage legal matters. To get started, just share more details about the tenancy in a guided interview, and we'll handle the rest. It may help to have your document checked by an On Call attorney before signing it. This solution, in many cases, would end up being much less expensive and less time-consuming than hiring your average lawyer, whose hourly fees might range anywhere between a few hundred dollars to thousands, depending on the complexity of the matter.
Attached to each Furnished Apartment Lease, there's a set of helpful tips to follow while finalizing your document. You also can engage with the contract in any or all of these ways: making edits, downloading it in PDF format or as a Word document, printing it, and/or signing it with RocketSign®. Most importantly, as a best practice, you should give a copy of your fully signed contract to your tenant. You should also feel free to take a look at our larger collection of contracts and other documents.
Laws are continually evolving and they can vary by municipality. If you've got any questions or hesitations in connection to local property rental laws, you can ask a lawyer today. Depending on who is asked, some lawyers won't even agree to review rental contracts that they did not work on. A better approach might be through Rocket Lawyer attorney services. As a Premium member, you have the ability to ask for feedback from an attorney with experience in landlord-tenant matters or send additional questions about your Furnished Apartment Rental Agreement. Rocket Lawyer is here to help.
Last reviewed or updated 08/26/2021