This house is right around the corner from many Big City amenities but tucked away to be able to relax and let it all go. The Beach, hospitals, public safety, pharmacies, grocery stores, and restaurants are all minutes away.
This house is a perfect fit for someone during season, looking for a short term vacation, business travel, new to the area, relocating, or not sure where they want to lay roots.
SHORT TERM RENTAL AGREEMENT
This short term rental agreement (the “ Agreement ”) is made by and between:
______________________________________(“ LANDLORD ”) and
______________________________________(“GUEST”) as of the date last set forth on the
signature page of this Agreement. For good and valuable consideration, the sufficiency of which
is acknowledged, the parties hereby agree as follows:
FULL AGREEMENT: This Lease agreement contains all agreements, promises and undertakings
between LANDLORD and GUEST, and there are no other or oral agreements, promises or
undertakings of any kind or nature. No oral agreements, promises or undertakings hereafter
made shall be binding upon either LANDLORD or GUEST unless reduced to writing and signed
by both parties, and this Lease supersedes any and all prior agreements between the parties
relating to the Premises.
PROPERTY : The property is located at
TERM: . The term of this lease is for_____ NIGHTS, beginning ______________ and ending
RENT . GUEST shall pay $___________ rent for the term of the agreement together with, $
___________ cleaning fee, $___________Pet Fee, $_________ Application Fee and
$__________ State and Local Taxes (_____%) for a total of $____________ Payable ____% at
signing of lease balance due ____ days before arrival. If the premises are available LANDLORD
may extend lease on a daily basis for an additional $________ per day rent, plus tax, paid in
advance. Interest charged at a rate of 18 % per year on unpaid balance of rent, damages,
attorney fees, court costs and any other charges due.
SECURITY DEPOSIT Homeowner requires receipt from GUEST a Security Deposit of
$____________. Due at time of first payment. Providing GUESTS leave Property in acceptable
condition (no damages, no missing items, no outstanding utility bills, etc.), GUEST’S security
deposit will be processed within 15 days after vacancy. All damages and charges will be
deducted from GUEST security deposit. Damages exceeding your security deposit amount will be
charged to GUEST.
VACATING: At the expiration of this agreement or any extension, GUEST shall peaceably
surrender the premises and turn in all keys and other property owned by LANDLORD leaving the
premises in good, clean condition, excluding ordinary wear and tear. The GUEST’S obligation to
observe and perform the Lease covenants shall survive the expiration or any other termination of
the term of this Lease.
ATTORNEY’S FEES: In the event any dispute arises under this Lease between LANDLORD and
GUEST, the prevailing party in such litigation shall be entitled to collect reasonable costs and
attorney’s fees, at trial and on appeal..
SEVERABILITY: In case that any part of this agreement should be declared void or invalid, this
will not have any effect on other parts of this agreement, which can be in effect without the invalid
terms; and therefore, the terms of this agreement shall be deemed separable.
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INDEMNIFICATION : GUEST agrees to reimburse LANDLORD upon demand in the amount of
the loss, property damage, or cost of repairs or service (including plumbing trouble) caused by
negligence or improper use by GUEST or by invitees of GUEST. GUEST at all times, will
indemnify and hold harmless LANDLORD from all losses, damages, liabilities and expenses
which can be claimed against LANDLORD for any injuries or damages to the person or property
of any persons, caused by the acts, omissions, neglect or fault of GUEST, or the agents, family or
guests of GUEST, or arising from the failure of GUEST or the agents, family or guests of GUEST
to comply with any applicable laws, statutes, ordinances or regulations.
HURRICANE: If you are traveling between May and December, please note that this is hurricane
season. LANDLORD is not required to rebate rent in the event of a voluntary or mandatory
evacuation. There are no warranties, LANDLORD liabilities, or weather guarantee.
SUBLET : The property or any part thereof may not be sublet or this agreement assigned without
the written consent of LANDLORD.
ADDITIONAL RULES: The reservation is confirmed with the understanding that you will adhere
to the rules and regulations set by any individual condominium, homeowner associations, and the
Kajuka Properties Handbook/Welcome Guide. See your LANDLORD for rules and regulations.
MAINTENANCE/INSPECTION: GUEST agrees that the premises have been fully inspected and
accepts the condition of the premises with no warranties or promises express or implied. GUEST
shall maintain the premises in good, clean, and tenantable condition throughout the tenancy, use
all electrical, plumbing, heating, cooling, appliances and other equipment in a reasonable
manner, removing all garbage in a clean and sanitary manner. In the event GUEST or GUEST’S
invitees cause any damage to the premises LANDLORD will repair same and GUEST shall pay
for the expenses of same on demand as additional rent. In the event a major repair to the
premises must be made which will necessitate the GUEST’S vacating the premises will terminate
this agreement and GUEST agrees to vacate the premises holding LANDLORD harmless for any
damages suffered, if any. GUEST shall notify LANDLORD immediately of any maintenance or
repair needed, in writing. GUEST agrees to immediately test any smoke detector and maintain
same. In the event of equipment malfunction at the property we will expedite repairs as quickly as
possible. It is your responsibility to advise us immediately of any condition or maintenance issue
that you discover at the property upon your arrival. This will prevent from having to charge you for
damages that were not incurred during your stay. No rent adjustment can be made for
circumstances beyond our control or malfunction or loss of use of equipment or amenities.
EMERGENCY RIGHT OF ENTRY: LANDLORD has immediate right of entry in cases of
emergency, or to protect or preserve the premises. GUEST shall not alter or add locks. Any
authorized employee, licensed sales agent, or repairman may enter the premises during
customary business hours for any purpose related to the repair, care, improvement, and
management of the premises.
LOST ITEMS/LIABILITY/RISK OF LOSS: LANDLORD is not responsible at any time for any
items left at any property. If by inspectors and/or cleaning staff, returns will be held at our office or
returned to you at cost plus a handling fee. GUEST acknowledges there may or may not be
exterior cameras present for security purposes only. Notwithstanding such, GUEST
acknowledges and agrees LANDLORD is not liable in the event of any camera malfunction.
GUEST is aware and understands that LANDLORD is not responsible or liable for any of
GUEST’S personal property present on premises of Property. All GUEST personal property shall
be at the risk of the GUEST. LANDLORD shall not be liable for any damage to said personal
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property of the GUEST arising from criminal acts, fire, storm, flood, rain or wind damage, acts of
negligence or any person whosoever, or from the bursting or leaking of water pipes.
CONDEMNATION AND ACTS OF GOD: If for any reason the premises are condemned by any
governmental authority, or destroyed through fire, act of God, nature or accident, this rental
agreement shall cease and shall terminate as of the date of such condemnation or destruction
and GUEST hereby waives all claims against LANDLORD for any damages suffered by such
condemnation or destruction.
FALSIFIED RESERVATIONS : Any reservation obtained under false pretense will be subject to
forfeiture of advance payment, deposit, and/or rental money, and the party will not be permitted to
CANCELLATION: GUEST may cancel reservation in writing without obligation and is entitled to a
full refund of any payments made, less a $250.00 cancellation fee if cancellation is received at
least ____ days prior to GUESTS scheduled check-in date. Any cancellation received less than
sixty days prior to arrival date shall not receive any refund
NSF CHECKS: There is a $50.00 handling charge for any checks returned due to insufficient
funds. If for any reason it becomes necessary for LANDLORD to initiate litigation to enforce these
terms and conditions, the GUEST shall be liable for all costs of such suit, including reasonable
RADON GAS: Radon Gas is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that, when it has accumulated
in a building in sufficient quantities, may present health risks to persons who are exposed to it
over time. Levels of radon that exceed federal and state guidelines have been found in buildings
in Florida. Additional information regarding radon and radon testing may be obtained from your
county public health unit. LANDLORD makes no representations about the existence of radon
gas on the subject.
MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY: ____ GUESTS. Additional overnight GUESTS in excess of agreed
number will result in a $200 per person charge. GUEST attests that he/she is over 25 years of
SMOKING. The accommodation provided is a non smoking unit. GUEST will be responsible for
additional housekeeping charges of $500 resulting from smoking in the unit.
FURNISHINGS: GUEST understands that the accommodation is a privately owned dwelling with
the owner’s furnishings and neither the LANDLORD nor the owner will be responsible for
providing any additional furnishings not available at the property.
PETS: In the event that a GUEST has a pet(s) at a property where pets are not allowed; this
action will cause forfeiture of all payments including security deposit, and GUEST will be required
to vacate the property immediately and GUEST will be liable for any damages caused by said
pet(s). Pets will be allowed ONLY if written permission is granted by LANDLORD and GUEST will
be fully responsible for the actions of said pet(s). All pets are subject to approval.
EXCLUSIVE USE OF PROPERTY: Use of premises is strictly limited to private residential
vacation activities only. No part of the property may be used for any kind of trade or business
purpose by either the GUEST , or family members, or GUESTS. GUEST must vacate the
property and return it in proper condition and without any property damages to LANDLORD.
GUEST must use all appliances and other technical installations of Property with proper care and
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diligence. Improper use of appliances and/or damages to these will be charged to GUEST .
GUEST confirms and understands that Property may not and will not be used for any kind of drug
dealing activity, drug use and consumption, money laundering operations, organized crime or any
illegal activity whatsoever. GUEST is not allowed to store/keep/handle on premises of rented
Property any dangerous, combustible or explosive items, or materials with such characteristics, or
materials which could unreasonably raise the probability, risk or danger of a fire, or materials that
are considered dangerous or highly dangerous by the responsible insurance agencies. GUEST is
obligated to keep the Property secure. At the time of check-in LANDLORD will explain all locks
and security installations and proper use; all damages resulting from carelessness or misuse will
be charged to GUEST . GUEST shall maintain the premises in a clean and sanitary condition and
not disturb surrounding residents or the peaceful and quiet enjoyment of the premises or
surrounding premises. Any damage to the property resulting from the negligent use of the
property, improvements thereon, appliances and fixtures shall be charged to GUEST.
QUIET ENJOYMENT: GUESTS agree not to violate quiet enjoyment and privacy of the
surrounding properties. LANDLORD is not responsible for the actions of other property owners in
PEST CONTROL: Properties are treated for pests by contracted pest control companies.
LANDLORD will use its best efforts to address pest control concerns, but is not responsible for
rebates due to the presence of pests, infestations, or in the event of untimely service by pest
HOUSEKEEPING: There is no daily housekeeping service. Linens and bath towels are included
and refreshed per stay; daily maid service is not included in the rental rate. Garbage is collected
by local authorities at the curb of the front portion of the property. GUESTS are responsible to
collect garbage and set it by the side of the road for pickup during stay.
CHECK IN/CHECK OUT: Check In is no earlier than 4 PM upon arrival. CHECK OUT is no later
than 10 AM on departure. I agree to vacate the premises on the day and time indicated in the
agreement and to the check in and check out times listed above. I also give permission to
remove personal items remaining in the unit to honor subsequent reservations and be subject to
late departure charges of ½ days rent.
DEFAULT : In the event of nonpayment or in the event of any breach of any of the conditions,
stipulations, promises or covenants as set forth in the Lease, the GUEST’S right of possession of
the leased Property shall forthwith terminate with or without notice or demand and the retention or
possession thereafter by the GUEST shall constitute an unlawful detainer of the leased Property.
In such event, the GUEST shall become a GUEST at sufferance, thereby waiving all rights of
notice to vacate said Property and the LANDLORD shall be entitled to re-enter and re-take
possession immediately of the leased Property with or without legal proceedings.
JOINT AND SEVERAL: If more than one individual, firm or corporation shall join as GUEST , the
covenants of GUEST shall be the joint and several obligations of each party signing as GUEST ,
and when the parties signing as GUEST are partners, the covenants shall be the obligation of the
firm and of the individual members thereof.
SHORT TERM RENTAL: GUEST represents and warrants to the LANDLORD, and LANDLORD
acknowledges and agrees, that it is their intention that GUEST’S occupancy will be temporary.
The parties agree that this Lease shall not be governed by chapter 83 of the Florida Statutes but
is governed by Chapter 509 of the Florida Statutes for Leasing and Food Services.
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BINDING AGREEMENT: GUEST acknowledges there is no rescission period once this Lease is
The parties agree to the terms of this Short Term Rental Agreement, as evidenced by the
signatures set forth below.
Guest Name: ________________________________________________
Phone #: ________________________________________________
Kajuka Properties LLC
3653 Cortez Rd W Suite 90
Justin Galambos - Managing Broker, Kajuka Properties
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