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Make sure your rental price is very clear, if you have an additional fee, then you must have those in the rental agreement and make sure that the tenants know about them before the lease starts. I give the rent and we have it very clearly in our lease, so when they sign their lease, they know it. It`s $2,000 for the first month, and the prorated rent is $400. Be clear, there is no confusion when next month arrives. We always have a whole month to pay the first month and the second month of rental is always pro-rental. There is no additional time prescribed by the state, the rent is due on the date stipulated in the tenancy agreement. Meganes Act (No. 2079.10 (a)) – New tenants must be informed (in writing in the contents of the rental agreement) that the California Department of Justice runs a website that shares reports on registered sex offenders. Lead-Based Paint (42 U.S. Code ` 4852d) – The EPA-HUD has introduced a federal regulation requiring that all rental properties built before 1978 and contained lead paint be provided with a lease agreement that discloses the potential risks of contact with the harmful substance.

Sublease Contract – If the primary lease allows, this can be implemented if a “sublessor” wants to rent a property to a “Sublessee”. The California lease describes the agreement between a landlord and a tenant regarding the occupancy of a real estate for a fixed period of time. Certain provisions and indications are set out in the document that provides legal protection to the lessor and the lessor when a party violates one of the written provisions. Both parts of the transaction must approve the contract for the document to be effective. At House Match, we do not use the CAR (California Association of Realtors) Lease we have our own rental contract. Our lease is 22 pages long, so our lease is a little more comprehensive, since we have been doing this for a long time and we have very specific things that we want to discuss in our leasing. So I`ll talk about some of the things I would suggest if you created your own lease, make sure those items are in. The CAR leasing contract will have all the basic things you need, but some specific things don`t.

Flood risk – If the leased property is in a high risk of flooding, the landlord must disclose this knowledge as part of the lease agreement available to the new tenant (July 1, 2018). Demolition (B. 1940.6) – If a property owner has applied for permission to demolish their building, all potential tenants must be informed of possible plans before the lease is concluded. Smoke Policy (No. 1947.5) – Prior to the lease, the lessor must equip the lessor with a full disclosure that reveals the rules and rules applicable to tobacco on the ground or the provision prohibiting smoking entirely on the site. (The HCD provides a guide on how homeowners can ban smoking in rented apartments.) Roommate Agreement – For people who wish to establish the terms of a contract with the rental of an apartment/residence within the limits of a dwelling. How will they install their satellites? What are your rules? You want to make sure they don`t just put nails in the side of your stucco and ruin part of your home.