West Virginia rental/lease agreements

 Make use of the free West Virginia rental and lease agreement template to create a real estate rental agreement between a lessor and a lessee. When a contract is signed by both parties, it becomes legally binding to the landlord and tenant. The lessee will usually complete a rental application that allows the lessor to ascertain their income and employment status and background information

West Virginia rental/lease agreement templates

West Virginia rental/lease agreements

There are 6 basic types of West Virginia lease agreements:

Commercial Rental Lease Agreement – Used for creating tenancy agreements for properties intended for business-related use.

Monthly Rental lease Agreement – A rental arrangement that can be terminated by either party with a minimum of thirty days’ notice and rent payable every month under § 37-6-5.

Rent-to-Own Rental Agreement – A leasing contract that allows the tenant to buy the leased property on terms agreed upon by both parties.

Roommate Lease Agreement – For individuals in a shared home and each having a bedroom and all dwellers making use of common areas such as the kitchen, living room, bathrooms, etc.

Standard Residential Rental Contract – This is a straightforward lease agreement that’s used most often in the state. It tends to last for at least a year and provides multiple protections to tenants. 

Sublease Agreement – Used by a lessee under a leasing agreement with a lessor seeking to bring in a new lessee to occupy their leased space (sublet). This arrangement usually requires consent from the lessor. It comes in two options: a commercial sublease and a residential sublease.

Two disclosure requirements

Lead-Based Paint Document – Required by law for buildings constructed before the year 1978, the landlord is required to inform occupants of the presence of hazardous paint inside the dwelling.

Non-Refundable Fees (§ 37-6A-1(14)) – Any non-refundable fees have to be clearly outlined in the leasing agreement.

Access to property

No provision requiring a lessor to provide notice to the lessee before accessing their dwelling.

Money deposited as security

Maximum – No limit.

Returning (§ 37-6A-1)– The lessor is required to send back the security deposit within sixty days. In addition, if the lessor re-rents the dwelling within 45 days of the expiration of tenancy the funds have to be sent back to the lessee.

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