The tenant understands and agrees that the lease cannot be extended without the prior consent of the owner or the agency.
The tenant solemnly declares that he is not engaged in any professional activity nor will he seek to engage in any professional activity whilst on the premises and that it is understood that the premises covered by this contract are only rented out as a temporary residence. The lease would not have been granted had these two major conditions not been met.
Any tenant who has made a downpayment towards the lease is committing to taking over the premises on the day stated in the contract and to pay the full outstanding balance on said day regardless of any illness, accident or unforeseen event. Should these conditions not be met, the agent would be entitled to immediately re-let the premises covered by this contract.
The tenant would also remain liable for the outstanding balance. If the premises can be re-let, only damage suffered by the owner and the agency commission would remain the responsibility of the faulty tenant.
The deposit covers the damage that could be caused to the leased property and its furnishings or any other items on the rented premises.
This amount will be refunded within a month minus the costs, if necessary, of objects needing replacement, any repairs, additional cleaning and consumed beverages. Should the deposit be insufficient, the tenant agrees to pay the remaining missing amount. Should there be a landline on the property, the deposit would only be reimbursed upon receipt of the phone bill.
4. OBLIGATIONS OF THE TENANT
The tenant agrees to take over the premises in the state presented to him/her upon entering.The furniture and furnishings should only display signs of the usual wear from their intended use.
Any furniture or furnishings missing or displaying wear signs other than the usual ones must be replaced or reimbursed by the tenant with the prior consent of the property owner or agent.
This clause also applies to wallpaper, curtains and the overall building. The rental does not include linen. The amount retained, if necessary, will therefore comprises: will be retained, if any:
- The value of broken or damaged items;
- The price of washing or cleaning of carpets, blankets, mattresses, bedding, etc.. should they have been stained.
The tenant agrees to use the furniture and furnishings on the rented property for their intended use only and to leave them where they were found upon entering the property. It is formally forbidden to move them out of the rented premises.
In order to avoid blocking the sink, bath, bidet, toilet, tap, etc…, the tenant must absolutely refrain from throwing in objects which might cause such blockage. Any costs incurred to unblock any of these devices will be charged to the tenant.
The tenant may not, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, sublet or reassign the leased property without the express consent of the owner or his agent. The premises are to be lived in, and at no point must the tenant use the property to store anything other than clothing and small objects.
The rented premises must not under any circumstances be occupied by a number of people greater than that indicated upon signing the lease agreement without prior consent of the agent.
The tenant shall allow necessary emergency or maintenance repair work in the property or building.
The tenant may not bring in any animal on the premises without prior consent of the agent.
If renting an apartment in an apartment block, the tenant will conform to the rules and regulations of the residence which he/she will have read before taking over the property.
Drying clothes out of the windows and off the balconies is strictly forbidden.
Should the tenant wish to renew the lease, with or without any interruption, agency fees for the relevant period would have to be paid as initially agreed with the agent.
The tenant must inform the agent of any anomalies within 3 days of taking over the property.
5. OBLIGATIONS OF LANDLORD
The landlord agrees to providing the tenant with proper accommodation and to respect his/her obligations as landlord as described in the lease agreement.
The tenant is required to be insured against theft, fire, glass breakage and water damage, not only for the leased property but also in case of neighboring damages. The tenant must also be able to provide the agent with proof of such insurance upon request. The agent therefore declines any responsibility and will not use their own insurance in case of any damages.
The insurance offered in this contract is not mandatory but is recommended as it covers both the comprehensive home and cancellation insurances.
7. CANCELLATION POLICY
1) + 30 days prior to arrival: loss of deposit.
2) Between 15 and 30 days before arrival: 70% of the rental price.
3) 15 days before arrival: 100% of the rental price.
8. COMPUTER PROCESSING OF INFORMATION
As described in the Act of January 6th 1978, the tenant has the right to access and rectify his/her own data and must simply ask the agent in order to do so.