Lease Agreement / Rental Agreement / Contract – Short form
According to the Article 595 of the Obligations Law (“Off. Gazette of Montenegro”, no. 47/08 from 07.08.2008, 04/11 from 18.01.2011), on 21st April 2020 in Podgorica, concludes the following
— from Podgorica with personal number 23019772 (hereinafter: Lessor)
The subject of this contract is the lease of real estate apartment, owned by the Landlord, property list number 1106, which is situated at the address: Bjelopoljska 2(hereinafter referred to as the apartment).
Apartment will be used for living and is leased furnished.
The pictures deed are part of this contract and are made at the day of delivery of the subject real estate to the Tenant, containing detailed pictures of inventory and condition of the premises and things, in case of need.
The pictures shall serve as the warranty evidencing the existence and condition of the things delivered to the Tenant, as well as of the whole apartment, and based on which it will be performed the delivery to the Landlord after the expiration of this contract validity.
DURATION AND FINANCIAL PROVISIONS
This contract is concluded for the period of one year, with possibility of prolongation starting from 21st April 2020.
The Tenant undertakes to notify the Landlord in writing by not later than 30 days before the end of the lease period of possible intention to extend the lease, whereupon the Landlord will decide whether to negotiate it with the Tenant and under which conditions the lease would be extended.
Monthly NET rent for this apartment is 300,00 (three hundred) Euros, which is paid in advance monthly, on 21st each month, with possible delay of 5 days, for the next month.
The rent will be paid to the Landlord.
The rent does not include expenses of the following bills:
- electricity fee
- water fee
- garbage disposal
- internet and TV
and they shall be born by the Tenant.
The Tenant is obliged to settle those obligations in due time and to provide payment evidence to the Landlord by 30th each month for the past month..
The Tenant payed a deposit at a rate of one monthly rent, in the amount of 300,00 EUR, which will be returned by the final handover of the apartment.
In case of any material damages caused by the tenant due to his own fault, in order to provide coverage for any unpaid rents and unsettled expenses arising from this Agreement, liquidated damages or damage caused by the Tenant, Landlord has the right to offset the amount of deposit paid to repair the damage.
If the Lease Agreement is terminated by the Landlord due to the Tenant’s default, then the Security Deposit/Bank Guarantee and promissory notes, shall be retained by the Landlord and applied against its damages and costs, and only in the amount needed for the compensation of the damages and the costs, without limiting its other rights and remedies.
Deposit shall be retained by the Landlord in case the Tenant cancels the rent of this apartment before the expiration date of the contract.
The Tenant shall pay the additional expenses amounting 2% of the monthly rent if there is a delay in rent payment for more than 5 days from the due date.
In case the rent is not paid at the due date or if the Tenant does not fulfill all obligations as per this Contract, the Landlord is entitled to ask, by means of written notice, from the Tenant to fulfill its obligations.
If, after 5 days from the day of that notice receipt the Tenant does not fulfill those obligations the Landlord shall be entitled to perform the following: cancel the lease contract, take the subject real estate over, ask for unpaid rents as well as other fees provided by this Contract, including the damage caused due to violation.
RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE TENANT
Before entering the apartment, the Tenant shall inspect the premises and equipment in order to make sure they are appropriate and in order as regards the purpose they are rented for.
Upon completion of delivery, the Tenant is obliged, in case he notices any irregularities and failure in the apartment which has not been stated in the handover deed, within 72 hours from the apartment take over, to inform the Landlord.
The Tenant is obliged to maintain the apartment in good condition and to return it in the same condition upon the expiration of the lease contract.
The Tenant shall immediately inform the Landlord on any necessary repair.
The Tenant shall be responsible for the expenses of replacement and repair of malfunctions or damages caused by him (replacement of consumable material as well as damage and failures caused by the irregular usage of devices or by direct physical damage caused by the Tenant).
The tenant is obliged to maintain all water pipes free in order not to be blocked or clogged.
The tenant shall use all electrical and sewerage devices according to their purpose.
The tenant shall not perform remodeling or structural changes in the apartment.
If he wishes to hang pictures or other ornaments requiring placing of hooks, marks, nails in doors, walls, ceiling or floor, it shall be performed with prior written approval of the Landlord.
The Tenant accepts any improvements made by him in the subject apartment to be left at the Landlord upon the expiration of this contract, if otherwise not agreed.
The Tenant has no right neither to remove any such improvement unless it is required by the Landlord in written form nor to ask for any compensation with reference to it.
The Tenant agrees to repair any damage caused by such removal and to compensate any expenses regarding it.
The tenant is obliged to keep the apartment clean.
The Tenant agrees to use the apartment according to its purpose, that is, for living, and shall not allow usage of property for any other purposes.
The tenant does not have right to sublet the apartment to a third person.
The Tenant shall obey the house rules.
The Tenant shall not make any inconveniences and shall demand from the persons in the apartment to behave according to the law.
The Tenant shall allow its possible future tenant or buyer to inspect the exterior and interior of the apartment during the reasonable hours, in the course of the period of notice.
The Tenant shall fulfill all demands regarding the local registration for living and provide documentation with reference to it.
Keeping animals is prohibited.
The tenant is not obliged to paint the apartment, after leaving in the case of normal wearing of the apartment. Paint is obligatory only in the cases of mechanical damages walls and color, and in the case of keeping animals contrary to this agreement.
The Tenant is obliged to leave a clean apartment upon the final handover to the Landlord.
The Tenant is obliged to pay the taxes for rent of the apartment which are 9% from the total price of the rent until the contract is terminated as well as notary’s service when notarized.
RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE LANDLORD
The Landlord is responsible for credibility of data as regards the subject real estate.
The Landlord is obliged to provide to the Tenant uninterrupted usage of the apartment, according to its purpose.
The Landlord has right to visit the apartment for inspection once per month with previous announcement at least 24h beforehand.
The Landlord shall be responsible and obliged to bear expenses of replacement and damage repair not caused by the Tenant, and which have resulted from the obsoleteness of devices, equipment or water, sewerage pipes or electrical installations and to remove them within 48 hours.
In case Landlord does not provide things agreed upon in the precontract/contract or does not fix the damages from article 20, Tenant may fulfill these obligations and deduct those expenses from the next rent.
This contract may be terminated:
- By written agreement between the landlord and the tenant
- By written cancellation from the landlord or the tenant
- other cases defined by the law.
The contract may be unilaterally terminated by sending a notice in written form, against the 30 days notice.
TRANSITIONAL AND FINAL PROVISIONS
Amendments of conditions of this contract may be performed in written form only.
In case of a dispute as per this contract, which may not be resolved by agreement, Basic court in Podgorica is in charge.
This contract is made in 3 (three) copies.
Persons signing this contract guarantee to be authorized, that have read and understood it, and signed it voluntary.