A well written lease can truly help you sleep better at night.
How do you write that perfect lease though?
If you are using a property manager or even a Realtor to lease your property, they should have access to good, well written leases. You can also get a good lease from various landlord associations that specialize in your property type. You should avoid buying a very basic, generic lease, especially if it doesn’t include all the specifics that your State may require.
A good lease is necessary to protect yourself and your tenant from any legal issues that may arise, but remember, it all starts with placing a good tenant.
Here are 20+ details that you should include in ANY residential lease agreement: