Short Term Vacation Rentals Contract
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SHORT-TERM LEASE AGREEMENT
State of Utah
This Short-Term Lease Agreement hereinafter Agreement is entered into and made effective as of
the date set forth at the end of this document by and between the following parties: ONERS NAME hereinafter referred to as Lessor, having an address at the following:
and the following Guest hereinafter referred to as Guest: Listed on this agreement residing at
CITY, STATE, ZIP:
Lessor and Guest may collectively be referred to as the Parties.
In consideration of the obligations and covenants contained herein and other good and valuable
consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, the parties do contract
and agree as follows:
Article 1 - GRANT OF LEASE
Lessor hereby leases unto Guest, and Guest hereby rents from Lessor, the real property located at
the following address:
hereinafter referred to as Property. The Property is located in the following county:
Salt Lake. The property is furnished and includes the following:
Couches, chairs, beds, linens, towels, wall art, tv`s, stereo`s, kitchen appliances, utensils, plates, cups, glasses, pots and pans.
The Parties hereby contract with each other to lease the Property based on the terms and conditions
Article 2 - TERM OF LEASE
Check-in and Check-out dates:
Check-In Date to the Check-Out date shall hereinafter be
referred to as the Term.
Guest must vacate the Property by the Check-Out Date, unless Lessor and Guest mutually agree in a
signed writing to extend the Term of Guests rental of the Property.
Article 3 - MINIMUM STAY
Renting this Property requires a minimum stay 82 nights hereinafter Minimum.
Stay Amount. Longer minimum stays may be required during holiday periods. If Guest desires to take
the rental for less than the Minimum Stay Amount, Guest will be charged for the entire Minimum Stay
Amount rather than the actual number of days Guest stays.
Article 4 - RENTAL RULES
Guest agrees to abide by the following rental rules hereinafter Rental Rules at all times during
Guests stay at the Property. Guest shall also ensure that any person Guest permits on the Property
shall also abide by the rental rules:
Must obey ALL management rules. No parties. No additional overnight guests.
Article 5 - RENTAL RATES FEES
SECURITY DEPOSIT: A security deposit hereinafter Security Deposit of the following amount is
required: . The Security Deposit shall be due on Check-In Date Paid through AirBNB.
Provided there are no necessary deductions made due to damage to the property or furnishings,
excessive dirt or any other mess requiring extra cleaning, or any other cost incurred by Lessor due
to Guests stay, the security deposit will be refunded within the following amount of time after the
Check-Out Date: 2 days. If such deductions are necessary, Lessor will send Guest an itemized list,
describing the charges, and return any Security Deposit amount leftover, if any amount is leftover.
Guest shall be required to pay the rental fee per night listed on this agreement.
Rental fees will be due as follows:
.04 X 82 NIGHTS PAID MONTHLY ON THE 1ST OF EACH MONTH OF STAY THROUGH AIRBNB
CASH OR VISA OR MASTERCARD
Guest shall also be responsible for:
Article 6 - ACCESS
Under the terms of this Agreement, access to the Property by Lessor may be undertaken as follows:
A The Guest shall not unreasonably withhold consent to the Lessor to enter the dwelling unit from
time to time in order to inspect the Property make necessary or agreed repairs, decorations,
alterations, or improvements supply agreed services or exhibit the dwelling unit to prospective or
actual purchasers, mortgagees, tenants, workers, or contractors.
B Lessor may enter the dwelling unit at any time for the protection or preservation of the
Property. Lessor may enter the dwelling unit upon reasonable notice to the Guest and at a reasonable
time for the purpose of repair of the Property. Reasonable notice for the purpose of repair is
notice given at least 24 hours prior to the entry, and reasonable time for the purpose of repair
shall be between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Lessor may enter the dwelling unit when
necessary for the further purposes set forth above under any of the following circumstances:
I With the consent of the Guest
II In case of emergency
III When the Guest unreasonably withholds consent
C The Lessor shall not abuse the right of access nor use it to harass the Guest.
Article 7 - TERMINATION
Should Guest violate any of the terms of this Agreement, Lessor shall be able to terminate the
Parties relationship and this Agreement immediately and without notice. Guest waives any and all
rights under this Agreement upon any violation or breach. Guest shall vacate the Property
immediately upon Lessors request. If Lessor finds any damage to the Property, which amounts to a
monetary cost of more than any given security deposit or rental fees, Lessor shall be permitted to
seek all legal avenues for recovery.
Additionally, Guest may not terminate this agreement prior to the date of termination
denoted herein. If Guest vacates, abandons, or otherwise leaves the Property prior to the
agreed-upon Check-Out Date, Guest is still responsible for all payments due until the natural
termination of this Agreement on the Check-Out Date. Lessor may terminate this Agreement for any
reason by giving Guest 5 five days written notice or another time period which is reasonable under
the circumstances of the rental.
Article 8 - MAINTENANCE REPAIR
Guest shall maintain the Property in a good and clean manner and use the premises lawfully. Guest
shall leave the Property the way Guest found it at the beginning of this Agreement. If Guest has
left the Property in any way that requires additional maintenance and or repairs, Guest hereby
agrees to pay for such maintenance or repairs. Additionally, Guest agrees that if there is any delay
in everyday maintenance or repairs for reasons beyond Lessors control during the term of this
Agreement, this shall have no effect on Guests obligations under this lease.
Article 9 - ADDITIONAL GUESTS
Guest shall not be permitted to have any additional overnight visitors to the Property. If any
additional overnight guest, over the number listed on this Agreement, are found, Guest shall be considered in
breach and Lessor shall have all legal rights and remedies available under this Agreement and
Article 10 - PERMITTED USES
The Property shall be used and occupied solely in the following manner:
As a vacation rental property for short-term use.
Guest shall specifically not use the property for any of the following:
No illegal drugs on premises. No illegal activity.
Article 11 - PET POLICY
Any and all pets or companion animals, with the exception of service animals as dictated by
applicable state and federal law, are prohibited under the terms of this Agreement.
Article 12 - SMOKING
Smoking shall not be permitted anywhere inside the Property.
Article 13 - TRASH
Guests shall dispose of trash in the following place and manner:
Trash cans are placed throughout the property. City cans are outside.
Article 14 - SHORT-TERM SUB-RENTAL
Guest is not permitted to place the Property up for any short-term rental, including through online
vacation rental sites.
Article 15 - USE OF PROPERTY
Guest hereby expressly acknowledges and agrees that this Agreement is only for a transient occupancy
of the Property, and Guest does not intend to, nor is Guest permitted to, make the Property a
primary residence or permanent household. The address listed above will be
considered Guests primary residence.
Article 16 - FIREARMS
Guest is not permitted to have any firearms or other flammable or hazardous materials on the
property, such as fireworks.
Article 17 - ILLEGAL USE
Guest shall not use the Property for any illegal purpose, including but not limited to illegal drug
house, harboring a fugitive, prostitution, or abuse of any person or animal. If Guest is found to be
engaging in any illegal activities on the Property, this shall be cause for immediate termination of
Article 18 -FIRE ALARMS
If Guest notices any deficient activity, such as beeping, from any fire alarm on the Property, or leaking faucet, Guest
shall notify Lessor immediately. Otherwise, Guest shall not tamper with any fire alarms or smoke
detectors on the Property.
Article 19 - SHORTENED STAY
Lessor shall not be responsible for any shortened stay of Guest, including by reason of bad weather
or other frustration of Guests particular purpose. Guest shall continue to make payment until the
agreed-upon Check-Out Date in this Agreement.
Article 20 -TELEPHONE USAGE
The Property may be equipped with a telephone. If it is, long distance calls must be charged to a
credit card, billed to Guests home number, or made in conjunction with a long distance calling
card. If not, any long distance charges will be billed to Guest, in addition to a minimum handling
fee of .00.
Article 21 - INTERNET
No internet access is provided.
Article 22 - COOKING
Guest may only cook in the areas that are designated as such, such as a specific kitchen area. Guest
is not permitted to create or maintain any open fires.
Article 23 - LOCKS
Guest shall not alter or replace any locks on the Property without the written consent of Lessor.
Guest shall also not add any new locks on the Property without the consent of Lessor. If Guest
installs any additional locks with Lessors consent, the locks shall stay on the Property at the
expiration of the Agreement and will become part of Lessors Property.
Article 24 - HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
Guest agrees not to keep any hazardous item on the Property, whether chemically dangerous or
otherwise lethal or that might be considered hazardous by any legitimate insurance company.
Article 25 - UTILITIES
Lessor shall be responsible for paying utilities.
Article 26 - QUIET ENJOYMENT
Lessor hereby acknowledges and agrees that so long as Guest pays timely fees and continues to
perform his or her obligations under this Agreement, Lessor will not interfere with Guests peaceful
use and quiet enjoyment of the Property.
Article 27 -HABITABILITY
The Property will be made available in a condition permitting habitation, with reasonable safety.
Article 28 - ALTERATIONS IMPROVEMENTS
Guest shall not make any alterations, additions or improvements or do any type of construction to
Article 29 -ASSIGNMENT SUBLETTING
Guest is not permitted to assign or sublet this Agreement without the prior written consent of
Lessor. Guest may also not grant any license to use the Property or any part of the Property without
the prior written consent of the Lessor. If Lessor consents to any one assignment, sublet or
license, this shall not be deemed a consent to any subsequent such request. Any assignment, sublet
or license without Lessors prior written approval shall be null and void and shall, if Lessor
chooses, terminate this Agreement.
Article 30 - INDEMNIFICATION
Lessor shall not be liable for any damage or injury to Guest or Guests invitees, licensees or other
guests on or in the Property and Guest hereby agrees to indemnify, defend and hold Lessor harmless
from any and all claims or assertions of every kind and nature.
Article 31 -MATERIALITY OF REPRESENTATIONS ON APPLICATION
Any and all representations made by Guest on any Application For Rental of the Property or
similarly-titled and applicable document are understood by the Parties to be material to the grant
of this Agreement. Any failure to disclose or lack of truthfulness on such Application may be cause
for Lessor to deem Guest in breach of this Agreement.
Article 32 - MODIFICATION
No modification of this Agreement shall be binding upon Lessor unless in writing and signed by
Lessor. Modification to any part or sub-part of this Agreement shall have no effect on any other
part or sub-part of this Agreement and the remainder of the Agreement shall remain in full force and
Article 33 - HOLDOVER
If Guest does not vacate the Property at the end of the Agreement term or otherwise remains in
possession of the Property, Guest will be responsible for the nightly charge of
for nights used. In the event Guest is in possession of property when the next reservation is due to
arrive, Guest gives Lessor the authorization to remove Guests belongings and Guests from property.
Guest will be responsible for all costs of removal including constable and attorney fees if applicable.
Article 34 - NOTICE OF INJURIES
If Guest or any of Guests invitees, licensees, and or guests are significantly injured or any of
Guests personal property is damaged on the Property or in any common area, Guest shall provide
written notice to Lessor, to be delivered or sent to the address listed on this
Agreement, as soon as possible but in no event later than 5 five days after the date of injury or
damage. If Guest does not provide such timely notice, this shall be considered a breach of the
Article 35 - ITEMS LEFT BEHIND
Any items left behind by Guest will be held for approximately six months and every reasonable effort
will be made to contact Guest for their return. However, ultimately Lessor is not responsible for
these items. If they are not claimed within six months, Guest forfeits Guests right to such items
and Lessor shall not be held responsible for any disposal.
Article 36 - LEAD-BASED PAINT
Housing built before 1978 may contain lead-based paint. Lead from paint, paint chips, and dust can
pose health hazards if not managed properly. Lead exposure is especially harmful to young children
and pregnant women. Before renting pre-1978 housing, lessors must disclose the presence of known
lead-based paint andor lead-based paint hazards in the dwelling. Lessees must also receive a
federally approved pamphlet on lead poisoning prevention.
Article 37 - REMEDIES
The rights and remedies contained in this Agreement are not exclusive of any other rights and
remedies allowed by applicable Utah law and shall be considered cumulative.
Article 38 - SEVERABILITY
If any part of sub-part of this agreement is deemed invalid by court order, judgment or other
operation of law, the remaining parts and sub-parts of this agreement shall remain valid and
enforceable to the fullest extent.
Article 39 - HEIRS AND ASSIGNS
Guest may not transfer or assign this Agreement or any portion of this Agreement to a third party.
Article 40 - NO WAIVER
If Lessor fails to enforce strict performance of any part or sub-part of this Agreement, this shall
not be construed as a waiver of Lessors right to enforce the same part or sub-part later in time or
to enforce any other part or sub-part.
Article 41 - ATTORNEYS FEES
Guest agrees to pay reasonable attorneys fees and expenses in the event Lessor requires an attorney
to collect any payment due under this Agreement or to otherwise enforce any of Guests obligations.
Article 42 - GOVERNING LAW
This Agreement is governed, construed, and interpreted by and through the laws of the State of Utah.
Article 43 - NOTICES
Notices given under this Agreement or other applicable Utah law shall be given in writing by and to
both parties. Notices by Guest to Lessor shall not be considered complete until actual receipt by
Lessor at the address listed on this Agreement. Lessor or Lessors agents, including any
property managers, secretaries, or assistants, shall accept demands and or service of process at the
same address. Notices by Lessor to Guest shall be deemed delivered when deposited in the mail to the
address of the Property or hand delivered or placed in the mailbox of Guest at the Property. Notices
by Lessor to Guest shall also be deemed delivered if addressed to a last known post office box
address of Guest.
Article 44 - COUNTERPARTS
This Agreement may be executed in counterparts, all of which shall constitute a single agreement. If
the dates set forth at the end of this document are different, this Agreement is to be considered
effective as of the date that both Parties have signed the agreement, which may be the later date.
GUEST SIGNATURE: __________________________________________ DATE: ______________
LESSOR SIGNATURE: ___________________________________________________ DATE: ______________
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