General Rental Agreement (United States)
This is a rental property agreement. The form provided here is simply a sample of what the actual form looks like.
GENERAL RENTAL AGREEMENT
THIS AGREEMENT is made on ___________________________ (Date)
hereinafter called Owner, and ___________________________________,
hereinafter called Renter.
The Owner warrants that to the best of his/her knowledge and belief, the aforesaid property is free of faults or deficiencies which would affect its safe and dependable operation under normal and prudent usage.
The Owner agrees to rent the above-described property to the Renter for a period of
_______________________ (Time Period), beginning
_______________________ (Date) and ending
USE OF PROPERTY
The Renter further agrees that the rented property shall  not be used beyond any rated capacity;  shall not be used for any illegal purpose;  shall not be used in any manner for which it was not designed, built, or designated by the manufacturer;  will not be used in a negligent manner; and  will not be operated by any other person without the written permission of the Owner.
The Renter hereby agrees that he/she shall fully indemnify the Owner for any and all damage to or loss of the rented property and any accessories or related equipment during the term of this Agreement whether caused by fire, theft, flood, vandalism, or any other cause, except that which shall be determined to have been caused by a fault or deficiency of the rented property, accessories, or equipment.
The Renter hereby agrees to pay the Owner at the rate of $________________ per
_______________ (Daily/Weekly/Monthly) for the use of said property and any accessories/equipment. Any fuel used shall be paid for by the Renter.
The Renter further agrees to make a deposit of $_________________ (Amount) with the Owner. Said deposit to be used, in the event of loss of or damage to the rented property and any accessories/equipment during the term of this Agreement, to defray fully or partially the cost of necessary repairs or replacement. In the absence of any damage or loss, said deposit shall be credited toward payment of the rental fee and any excess shall be returned to the Renter.
RETURN OF PROPERTY TO OWNER
The Renter hereby agrees to return the rented property and any accessories/equipment to the Owner at
no later than __________________ (Date).
TERMINATION OF AGREEMENT
It is mutually agreed that the Renter shall have the right to terminate this Agreement at any time by payment of one full days rental for each 24-hour period or any part thereof, during which the Renter has retained possession of the property and any accessories/ equipment during the term of this Agreement.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto hereby execute this Agreement.