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A Nebraska lease agreement is a legal agreement between a landlord and a tenant who wants to lease the property. A Nebraska lease agreement is a detailed list of the obligations of both the landlord and the tenant related to the property being leased. For the lease to be binding, it must be dated and signed by both parties.
The most commonly used Nebraska lease agreements include a standard residential lease agreement, a month-to-month lease agreement, a lease to own agreement, a sublease, a roommate agreement, and a commercial lease agreement.
A standard Nebraska lease agreement usually last for a period of one year. Sometimes, they renew as another yearly lease. Sometimes they turn to a month-to-month agreement. It’s important that a Nebraska lease agreement comply with the state’s landlord-tenant law. To write your own standard lease agreement, you’ll need to include the following information:
Remember that a standard Nebraska lease must be signed and dated by both the landlord and the tenant. Both parties should receive a copy of the lease after it’s signed.
The landlord must disclose the identity of anyone allowed to enter the premises on their behalf. These individuals are usually referred to as an authorized agent. The landlord must also provide an address where they may receive legal notices. The landlord and any agent must also give the tenant at least 24 hours’ notice before they enter the property for a non-emergency reason.
If the residential unit was built before 1978, federal law states you must provide a lead paint disclosure.
Under state law, Nebraska lease agreements may not request more than one month of rent as a security deposit. For pet deposits, the landlord may not ask for more than an additional 25% of rent. The security deposit must be returned to the tenant within 14 days of moving out.