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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: OWNERS ADDRESS and the following Guest hereinafter referred to as Guest: Listed on this agreement residing at RENTER NAME: ADDRESS: CITY, STATE, ZIP: PHONE: DRIVER LICENSE#:A149270001 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: RENTAL 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 contained herein.

Article 2 - TERM OF LEASE Check-in and Check-out dates: ENTER 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: cleaning fee.

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 applicable law.

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 this Agreement.

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 the Property.

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 effect.

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 Agreement.

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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