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1 Landlord Notice of Terminating Tenancy

A month-to-month lease requires that written notice be given by the landlord to the tenant before termination. Depending on the state and the term of the lease, the time for notice will vary.

Use this document to provide a tenant with proper written notice of intention to terminate a month-to-month lease.

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2 Residential Lease

A residential lease is a lease for real estate, between landlord and tenant, involving residential property as opposed to commercial. A lease is a legally enforceable agreement between two parties for the temporary use of real property. It gives the tenant, lessee, the right to use the landlords, lessor's, property.

Use this document to enter into a legal agreement between a landlord and tenant, for the rental and use of real property.

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3 Landlord Letter of Demand for Unpaid Rent

Depending on the particular state law, failure to pay rent may be cause for eviction. It is important that any disputes between landlord and tenant, whether it is a landlord's failure to make repairs or a tenant's failure to pay rent, be recorded in writing in case of future litigation. If a tenant has failed to pay rent, landlord will want to make a demand for rent in writing. This serves as a reminder to the tenant that rent is due, a warning that eviction proceedings may be the next step, and also provides documentation for the landlord should the problem persist and there is need for legal action in the future.

Use this document to notify a tenant of their failure to pay rent, warn the tenant that eviction will be a consequence of continued failure, and to demand that the tenant remedy the situation.

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4 Lease Termination Agreement

A lease is a legally enforceable agreement between two parties for the temporary use of real property. A lease typically sets forth the number of days, months or years for which the tenancy will last. Upon mutual agreement of a landlord and tenant, they may decide to terminate the lease before the term of the lease has expired. In doing so they will want to have proper documentation of the termination, such as a lease termination agreement, to ensure both parties are relieved of their rights and obligations under the lease.

Use this document to terminate a lease when there is mutual consent by the landlord and tenant.

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5 Tenant's Notice of Terminating Tenancy

A lease without a specific expiration date, such as a month to month lease, requires that written notice be given by the tenant to the landlord. Additionally, in some states even leases with expiration dates may require notice of intent to terminate. Depending on the state and the term of the lease the time for notice will vary.

Use this document to provide your landlord with proper written notice of your intention to terminate your tenancy.

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6 Landlord's Notice of Rent Increase

When a landlord desires to increase the rent on a current tenant there are limitations and requirements before a landlord can do so. One of the requirements is notice to the tenant. Different state's laws very as to what makes notice acceptable. For example, how much time is required. It is important to comply with your particular state landlord/tenant law, however, most states require the notice to be written.

Use this document to give written notice to a tenant of an landlord's intention to increase rent.

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7 Amendment of Lease

When a lease of real property is already in place between a landlord and tenant, the parties may desire to change a term or terms of the lease agreement. If they wish to do so they will need to document in writing the change to the original lease, and they will do this with a lease amendment. A lease is a legally enforceable agreement between two parties for the temporary use of real property.

Use this document to document the consent of both landlord and tenant to make a change or changes to a lease.

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8 Memorandum of Lease

A memorandum of a lease document is typically a one-page summary of an ordinary lease agreement between a landlord and tenant. The purpose of the document is to record or memorialize a minimum amount of lease terms. For example, the names and addresses of the parties will be included, but not the rental rate or other unnecessary provisions.

Use this document to publicly record the existence of a real estate lease but leave unnecessary provisions off of the public record.

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