How To Make a Month-To-Month Rental Agreement Easily

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How To Make a Month-To-Month Rental Agreement the Easy Way

A month-to-month rental agreement is often used to automatically extend a lease for 30 days unless tenants or landlords give notice of nonrenewal. If you are looking for simple ways to create a month-to-month rental agreement, DoNotPay will jump in to help you make one with no hassle!

Understanding the Month-To-Month Lease Agreement

You can choose to sign a month-to-month lease from the beginning or do it later—it all depends on the agreement between a landlord and a tenant. Once you sign it, the lease will continue until one party decides to give a 30 days notice.

This type of lease agreement is a great option if you are an owner and you are not certain how long you would like your property to be rented for. The flexibility and having an option to end the lease at any time can prove quite handy for both tenants and landlords.


The Pros and Cons of a Monthly Rental Agreement

If you are considering renting your apartment, using the month-to-month rental agreement is one of the options. If you are not certain if it would be the best fit for you, let us list some pros and cons to make it easier for you to decide.

Pros Cons
  • Break the lease without a penalty
  • End the lease at an optimal time
  • Update your rent price
  • Uncertain end date
  • A short notice to find new tenants
  • Less stable

Let DoNotPay Make Your Basic Month-To-Month Rental Agreement

Creating legal documents and writing contracts is quite tricky and often requires education in law. To avoid making any errors on your month-to-month agreement, let DoNotPay generate your contract in a few steps! Here is how it works:

  1. Load DoNotPay in your web browser
  2. Type in the name of the document you want
  3. Give us all the required information

After you finish the steps listed above, DoNotPay will provide you with your month-to-month rental agreement document. Note that this document will have to be signed and/or notarized by both the landlord and the tenant.

Are you interested in creating other legal documents besides the month-to-month rental agreement? DoNotPay can assist you in creating the following contracts:

How To Make a Simple Month-To-Month Rental Agreement by Yourself

Considering how overwhelming and burdensome making legal documents by yourself can be, using DoNotPay would be the easiest option. If you want to deal with creating your monthly rental agreement on your own, there are ways you can do it.

We will list some of the most important items that you should include in your agreement:

  1. Names and addresses of the landlord and the tenant—Include the full address of the property, along with the city, ZIP code, state, and county
  2. The date the lease begins—State that it is a month-to-month lease and include the length of notice required to end the lease as well 
  3. The monthly payment—Make sure to state the amount of money the tenant has to pay for rent every month
  4. Information about the security deposit paid—The tenant will have to pay a security deposit, and you should include a clause about it in this section
  5. The consequences of refusing to honor the agreement—What happens if the tenant does not adhere to any of the requirements on the month-to-month lease agreement
  6. The number of tenants—Say how many tenants are allowed on your property
  7. Subleasing—The section stating whether the tenant is allowed to sublease the premises to another person
  8. Bills and utilities—All the utilities and services that the tenant is required to pay
  9. A clause about the allowance of pets—If pets are allowed, you should state how many and what types of pets
  10. The rules for when a tenant abandons the property—In this section, you should state if the tenant is required to give you a notice when leaving the property, how much in advance should they do that, and similar clauses
  11. The laws—Say what laws govern the month-to-month lease and all disputes related to it
  12. The display of signs at the rental—The landlord will be allowed to display “For Sale,” “For Rent,” or a “Vacancy” sign on the property for some time prior to the tenant moving out
  13. Rules on the property—The section explaining the rules related to noise and behavior on the property, as well as the rules relating to where the tenant is allowed to park
  14. All the Terms and Conditions
  15. A signature from both the landlord and the tenant—Landlords and tenants are required to sign and date the month-to-month lease, so make sure you include that in your agreement as well

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