Here’s a sample of a basic tenancy agreement for residential property provided by Jamaica Legal Wiz.
QUESTION: Dear Legal Wiz,
Please tell me where I can get a draft/copy of a residential lease or sample tenancy agreement for property in Jamaica. I need something simple.
RESPONSE: Dear Paulette Serge,
Here’s a draft that you can tailor to suit your needs. If you require more, you may for seek the assistance of an independent attorney or a member of the Legal leg worker team. Fees for this may apply.
SAMPLE TENANCY AGREEMENT
This lease, has been entered into this ______ day of ____________, 2008 between ________________, (hereinafter referred to as LANDLORD and/or LESSOR), and ________________, (hereinafter referred to jointly and severally as LESSEE or LESSEES). Lessor, in consideration of the rent to be paid, and the covenants and conditions to be performed by the Lessee(s) does hereby lease the following described Premises/Property, a ________________ bedroom unfurnished house located at ________________, ________________, in the parish of ________________, (hereinafter referred to as the Premises/Property).
The term of the one-year lease shall be for one year from HOUR? of ________________, YEAR 1 to HOUR? of ________________, 2YEAR 2.
Lessee agrees to pay as rent for residential Premises/Property the total sum of $________________( thousand/ hundred dollars and cents). This sum will be paid in twelve (12) equal monthly installments of $________________( dollars and cents) after any applicable prorated rent. The monthly rent is due in advance on or before the first day of each month during the lease term.
It is understood that:
1. A security deposit of ______________ is required
2. to terminate the agreement, either party should …
NOTE: This is a one-year lease where monthly rental is due.
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