TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Due to the fact that each unit is individually owned, we must have the owner signature on all Rental Agreements. Please understand this booking is on a temporary hold until one of our agents has contacted you with confirmation.
This Agreement is intended to be a legal and binding contract and is subject to the approval of any condominium and/or homeowner’s association if any is required. Parties’ signature below signifies their agreement with all terms on this agreement.
CHECK-IN: Check-In time is any time after 4:00 p.m. Upon arrival, you will pick up your keys at the office address listed on the reservation form during business hours until 5:00 p.m. If you plan to arrive after 5:00 p.m. or on the weekend, you will need to call your LEASING ASSOCIATE at least one week in advance to arrange special timing for key pick up. REFUNDS OR ADJUSTMENTS CANNOT BE MADE FOR LATE ARRIVALS OR EARLY DEPARTURES FOR ANY REASON.
CHECK-OUT: Check-Out time is any time before 10:00 a.m. Tenant shall be liable for any damages as a result of late check-out.
PAYMENT: All fees and rental payments are due as per the above dates in the form of a credit card, cashier’s check, money order or travelers check (U.S. Funds).
OCCUPANTS: Only those designated in this agreement as Tenant shall occupy the unit unless written consent of Owner or Owners agent is obtained. Tenant agrees to abide by all occupancy rules and regulations of association or other governing agency.
ASSOCIATION RULES & REGULATIONS: Anyone occupying a unit governed by a homeowners or condominium association shall abide by all association approvals. Tenant shall not be permitted to take occupancy unless Tenant has obtained all required association approvals. Tenant shall have sole responsibility for making application to the association and shall do so within the time frame required by association. Tenant agrees to comply with all association requests for information.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Due to circumstances beyond the control of Broker and/or Owner. If your designated unit is not available for any reason, Broker will use its best efforts to locate a comparable substitute unit. In the event a substitute unit is not available, Tenant agrees to hold Owner, Broker its agents and representatives harmless for any damages, costs, or inconvenience suffered and Tenant shall receive a full refund of any and all amounts paid.
AMENITIES: Tenant agrees to hold Owner and Broker harmless in the event of a failure of or non availability of any amenity.
VEHICLES: No boats, motor homes, trailers, commercial vehicles or motorcycles shall be permitted on the premises unless otherwise provided herein.
SMOKING: All units are NON-SMOKING. Smoking is not allowed in Units or on Balconies. No exceptions.
PETS: Pets are not permitted and constitute a serious violation. If an exception is made, Tenant agrees to execute a pet addendum and Owner may charge a non-refundable pet fee and/or a pet Deposit. Non-refundable pet fees are subject to sales and tourism tax.
SEASONAL CLEANING/DAMAGE/UTILITY DEPOSIT: The Deposit is required with all confirmed reservations and shall not be applied to the rent by the Tenant. Owner may apply Deposit to electric, telephone, cleaning charges, taxes and damages or any charges due under the terms of this agreement as well as consider such deposit a good faith deposit. Deposit balances if any will be refunded after Owner receives ALL final bills. THIS GENERALLY TAKES UP TO 60 DAYS. Damages caused by Tenant will be deducted from the Deposit but this does not limit the amounts to be charged. Tenant agrees to submit payment for long distance, electric, utility charges as they are submitted to Tenant during the rental term. Any balance of amounts due and owing after check-out will be deducted from the Deposit. If any additional sums are due over and above the amount of the Deposit, Tenant agrees to send payment immediately upon demand from Broker or Owner. Utility charges may be prorated by Owner if billing periods do not correspond to occupancy dates.
RIGHT OF ENTRY: Unit may or may not be currently listed for sale. Upon 24 hours notice, Owner or Owners representative(s) have the right to enter the unit for the purpose of showing the unit to prospective purchasers or tenants, to make repairs, or to inspect unit. Owner & Broker and/or its representatives have immediate right of entry in cases of emergency, or to protect or preserve the premises. Tenant shall not alter premises or add locks without prior written consent from Owner or Owners representative.
TRIP INSURANCE: Tenant may purchase optional Trip Insurance when booking a reservation to guard against unforeseen circumstances. Cost of this insurance is 7% of the total rental amount including all taxes and fees excluding Security Deposit and Cleaning Fee. This insurance will cover the costs associated with the cancellation of your reservation for legitimate reasons. If tenant does not purchase this insurance, then the normal Cancellation Terms in this agreement will be binding under all circumstances.
CANCELLATION TERMS: Tenant may cancel this agreement as follows:
0-60 days prior to check-in date – NO REFUND.
61-90 days prior to check-in date – 50% of all monies received will be retained.
Over 91 days prior to check-in date – $200 or 15% of reservation, whichever is greater.
*****Trip insurance is strongly suggested. See above.*****
PHONE/CABLE: Basic phone service may or may not be provided by owner. Tenant is responsible for all long distance calls. Any long distance calls must be made by calling card, collect or credit cards. Do not accept any collect calls or allow any calls to be charged to the phone.
MISCELLANEOUS CHARGES: Tenant shall be assessed Locksmith charges and Association charges, if any, for each key, pass, pool tag, gate opener, lost or not returned to Broker or Owner upon check-out date. Such charges will be deducted from the Deposit. Tenant agrees to pay Broker the greater of $25.00 or actual cost immediately to provide access to the unit in the event of a lock out. Lost tenant wrist bands will result in a charge of $25.00.
CLEANING CHARGES: Tenant agrees to pay the aforementioned cleaning charges, plus applicable taxes. Tenant shall clean all dishes. Tenant shall not be responsible for making up beds at check-out. Tenant authorizes Broker and Owner to deduct these Cleaning Charges from the Deposit. If Broker determines, in its sole discretion, that excessive dirt, furniture stains, carpet stains or other damage is present, additional charges will be assessed and deducted from Deposit and/or charged in addition to the Cleaning Fee.
MAINTENANCE: Owner shall be responsible for maintaining the unit unless damage is caused by Tenant’s misuse or neglect. Tenant agrees that no rent reduction or abatement will be given unless unit is deemed to be completely uninhabitable. Tenant may not make any changes to the unit and must put furniture back to its original placement if moved. Broker will order repairs in a timely manner once notification is given by Tenant, but Broker has no control over the scheduling availability of vendors. Any work performed by the condo or homeowners association in the unit or buildings, nearby buildings grounds or common amenities is not reason for refund or cancelation of this agreement after check-in date. Broker shall not be liable for any losses or damages, including incidental or consequential damages, including those caused by Owners failure to perform repairs and maintain the unit.
ASSIGNMENT: Tenant shall not assign this agreement or sublet the premises or any part thereof. Any unauthorized transfer of Interest by the Tenant shall be a material breach of this agreement.
INDEMNIFICATION: Tenant agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Owner and Broker and their agents from claims, suits or damages of any kind, from or related to any acts or omissions of Tenant or Tenant’s guests. Tenant agrees to indemnify and hold Broker and its agents harmless from damages and losses unless due to Broker’s gross negligence. Tenant agrees to look solely to the Owner in the event of a legal dispute regarding this agreement or the premises.
RISK OF LOSS: Personal property of Tenant and Tenants invitees shall be in the unit at the sole risk and responsibility of Tenant. Broker and Owner shall not be liable for any damage caused to said personal property arising from fire, accident, acts of God, criminal acts, acts of negligence or bursting or leaking water pipes.
HURRICANE SHUTTERS: Tenant agrees that in the event there are hurricanes or storm shutters on the premises, Tenant will install same if there is a hurricane or tropical storm watch or warning in effect and/or at the request of the property manager or owner. If TENANT is unable to perform this task for any reason, TENANT agrees to immediately notify property manager or owner as soon as any storm watch or warning is placed into effect.
ATTORNEYS FEES: Should it become necessary for Owner or Broker to employ an attorney to enforce the terms and conditions of this agreement. Tenant shall be responsible for all costs and Attorneys fees including but not limited to an in house attorney of broker whether or not suit is filed.
HAZARDS: It is unknown if there are hazards that affect the premises. Broker does not have the technical expertise to advise you of their significance or to ascertain whether or not they are present. Hazardous substances in the home can include cleaning chemicals, paint, lawn and garden chemicals and a variety of indoor air pollutants that can accumulate in improperly ventilated buildings. Hazardous substances outside the home include those found in contaminated land, water, landfills and other disposal sites, and industrial air and water emissions. Some of the more common hazards are asbestos, ground water contamination, lead base paint, urea formaldehyde, foam insulation (UFFI) mold, mildew and radon gas. Any property built prior to 1978 may contain a lead based paint hazard. Tenant is not permitted to have access to any rooms, storage areas or closets which are designated to be exclusively for the use of the Owner.
RADON GAS: Radon Gas is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that, when it has accumulated in a building in sufficient quantities, may present health risks to persons who are exposed to it over time. Levels of radon that exceed federal and state guidelines have been found in buildings in Florida. Additional information regarding radon and radon testing may be obtained from your county public health unit. Broker makes no representations about the existence of radon gas on the subject Premises.
TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE: Time is of the essence with respect to all time periods contained in this agreement. Reservation will be subject to cancelation if not received with 72 hours.
AGENCY: Tenant understands and agrees that Broker will be compensated by the Owner.