I. TERM – This legal document (“Hereinafter referred to as “Lease Agreement”) represents a lease agreement to begin on January 1, 2015 and to continue on a month to month basis. Landlord and Tenant may modify or terminate this Lease
Agreement at ANYTIME by giving 45 days’ written notice.
II. LANDLORD & TENANT – This Lease Agreement is between
Sallie Melissa Mishoe (Hereinafter referred to as “Landlord”) with mailing address of 359 Wild Ginger Ridge, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 to LaToya Mitchell (Hereinafter referred to as “Tenant”).
III. PREMISES – The Landlord agrees to lease the premises located at
410 E. Hammond Street, Durham, NC 27704 (Hereinafter referred to as the “Premises”) to the Tenant only for the purposes of residential use. The Landlord agrees to include furnishings and appliances as described:
Stove and refrigerator______________________________________.
If there are any common areas for use but which are shared between other Tenants or the
Landlord, Tenant shall have the every right to use said areas. If there are any restrictions on said common areas they are:
Half of the attic is used for storage by the landlord_______________.
The Tenant shall obey, and require anyone else on the Premises to obey, all laws and restrictions that apply to the Premises as well as any Federal or State Laws and act in a manner that does not unreasonably disturb any neighbors or constitute a breach of peace. Landlord will give Tenant notice of any restrictions that apply to the Premises.
A. Alterations - Tenant ____ may, or, __X__ may not make alterations or improvements to the Premises with first obtaining permission from the Landlord in writing of exactly the improvement or alteration and how the improvement or
alteration will be made.
B. Pets – Tenant __X__ may, or, ____ may not be allowed to have pets on the
Premises. If pets are not allowed on the premises, they are not to be allowed at anytime, except licensed animals needed by the blind, deaf, or disabled.
The Premises are to be used only as a private residence for the Tenant(s) listed in Section
II of this Agreement, and the following minor children:
Occupancy by guests for more than ___14__ is prohibited without Landlord's written consent and will be considered a breach of this Lease Agreement.
Tenant shall pay rent to Landlord payable to in the monthly installments of
Four Hundred and Seventy-Five Dollars__ ($475.00__) payable in the name of _Melissa Mishoe___________.
Payments are due on the ____1st___ of every month (Hereinafter referred to as the “Due
Date”) beginning ___January 1, 2015____________. All rent payments shall be sent to Ms. Mishoe.
VI. DEPOSITS AND CHARGES - In addition to Rent described above, the Tenant shall pay the following to the items that apply:
A. Deposits (check all that apply)- None
_____ - Security Deposit of $_____________.___ paid upon signing the Lease
_____ - Last Month’s Rent of $_____________.___ paid upon signing the Lease
_____ - Rent in advance of $_____________.___ paid upon signing the Lease
_____ - Pet Deposit of $_____________.___ paid upon signing the Lease
_____ - Other ____________________________________________________________
If the Tenant has paid a deposit or an advancement of rent, the Landlord shall deposit the
money in a separate interest bearing or non-interest bearing account for the benefit of the
Tenant. Furthermore, within __________ days after Tenant has vacated the premises, returned keys, and provided Landlord with a forwarding address, Landlord will give
Tenant an itemized written statement of the reasons for, and the dollar amount of, any of the security deposit retained by the Landlord, along with a check for any deposit balance.
B. Late Charges - If Rent has not been paid in full to the Landlord by the Due
Date as stated in Section V the Landlord has the