Rent Siesta Key Vacation Rental Policies
Note: This is a sample and may be different than your lease agreement when completing a booking
TENANCY: Tenant(s) acknowledges this notice that M&M Property Management Group, LLC dba Rent Siesta Key is acting as agent to the Owner and is being compensated as such by the Owner. Guest acknowledges that this written notice was given, and is understood, prior to signing Rental Agreement, in compliance with all Florida Statues. Receipt of initial payment from guest to Rent Siesta Key constitutes acceptance of all terms and conditions.
MINIMUM RENTAL AGE: 23. A person 23 years of age or older must be staying at the property for the duration of the lease. If it is found that no one over the age of 23 is staying at the property, guest forfeit the lease agreement and will be asked to leave the premises immediately without refund.
OCCUPANCY: Tenant(s) under 23 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
PAYMENT: 20% of the Rent is due at the time of signing this Agreement to confirm Reservation. If arrival date is less than 6 weeks from the date of reservation, full payment will be due. Payments may be secured by providing a check, eCheck, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express. All outstanding balances (collectively “Final Payment”) shall be charged to Tenant’s credit card 6 weeks prior to arrival date (“the due date”) without further notice. If Tenant’s credit card is declined and Tenant does not make other arrangements through the aforementioned accepted forms of payment, to make final payment within 3 business days of notice, Manager may in its sole discretion deem the reservation null and void and no refund will be provided. Balance payments in excess of $5,000 shall be paid via check.
CANCELLATION: Rental Deposit amount is fully refundable up to 90(ninety) Days prior to the beginning of the rental period less a $59 cancellation charge. After 90(ninety) days prior to the rental period the Manager shall have the right to retain the initial Rental Deposit at the Manager’s discretion. After 6-weeks prior to your arrival the Manager holds the right to retain all monies paid, if Manager is able to re-rent the property all monies may be refunded less any monetary differences in the new reservation. The $59 cancellation charge applies to ALL cancellations regardless of timing.
CHECK IN/OUT: Tenant agrees to abide by the following check-in and check-out times and procedures during the lease term at The Property:
• Check-in time: 3pm or later
• Check-out time: 10am
Requests for early check-in will be granted at Manager’s sole discretion. Such permission will typically be granted if property is cleaned and ready for occupancy prior to the stated check-in time. Guest(s) who stay past the check-out time will be charged a full day.
6 weeks prior to arrival date and/or at the time of full payment, Manager will transmit to Tenant property information and instructions regarding obtaining access to the property.
Tenants(s) expressly acknowledge and agree that this Agreement is for transient occupancy of the Property, and that Tenants do not intend to make the property a residence or household.
“AS IS” RENTAL: Chances are that Tenant is reserving The Property without having first viewed it in person. While Manager warrants that The Property has proven satisfactory to previous guests, Tenant understands it is agreeing to rent The Property “as is.” Should Tenant become unsatisfied with The Property for any reason, Manager will make every reasonable effort to resolve any specific problem(s). Should Tenant remain unsatisfied and desire to vacate The Property prior to the Check-out date, the policies stated in the Cancellation Policy shall apply.
The Tenant(s) shall behave in a civilized manner and shall be good neighbors respecting the rights of the surrounding property owners, The Tenant(s) shall not create noise or disturbances likely to disturb or annoy the surrounding property owners. Creating a disturbance of the above nature shall be grounds for immediate termination of this agreement and Tenant(s) shall then immediately vacate the premises. Quiet hour starts at 10 PM and Pool and outdoor noise should be kept to a minimum.
The Tenant(s) shall observe and not exceed the maximum occupancy which varies among each property.
The Tenant(s) shall not sublet the property.
The Tenant(s) shall dispose of all waste material generated during the rental period in a lawful manner and put the trash in the bins along the curb during their stay for pickup. The garb pickup days are marked on the information sheet provided on site.
The Tenant(s) shall maintain the premises in a good, clean, and ready to rent condition, and use the premises only in a careful and lawful manner. The tenants shall leave the premises in a ready to rent condition at the expiration of the rental agreement. Tenants shall pay for any and all repairs and damages should the premises be left in a lesser condition.
The Manager has the right to inspect the premises without prior notice at any time to enforce the terms of this agreement. Should the Tenant(s) violate any of the terms of this agreement, the rental period shall be terminated immediately. The Tenant(s) waive all rights to process if they fail to vacate the premises upon termination of the rental period. The Tenants shall vacate the premises at the expiration time and date of this agreement.
BICYCLE LIABILITY: Tenant agrees to obey all rules governing bicycle riding and is responsible for knowing all rules. The bicycles provided at The Property are not to be jumped, wheelied, bunny hopped, free styled on, transported by vehicle, or operated while intoxicated. Tenant understands and agrees that bicycling is inherently hazardous and could result in serious injury or death. Tenant agrees to Indemnify and Hold Harmless Manager from any and all damages, and or liability arising out of or resulting from the use by Tenant, any other person, with or without permission, of said bicycles and bicycle accessory equipment mounted thereon. Tenant hereby agrees to assume liability for any and all damage to personal property whether caused by fire, water, theft or collision. Tenant hereby acknowledges that any individual using a provided bicycle will examine the bicycle and accessory equipment upon check-in and inform Manager within 4 hours of arrival if said bicycles and equipment are not in good working condition. If Manager is not informed of bicycle damages or problems with said equipment within 4 hours of Tenant’s Check In, Manager and Tenant agree that said bicycles and equipment will be considered to be in good working condition.
Manager does not provide safety helmets for use with bicycles. Tenant acknowledges that Florida State law requires all children under the of 18 to wear a safety helmet while riding a bicycle. Tenant acknowledges that it is Tenant’s responsibility to provide safety helmets to all children riding on provided bicycles. Tenant agrees to reimburse Manager for the purchase of a new lock if lock or key to provided locking device is lost, stolen, broken or not returned to Manager upon check-out. It is Tenant’s responsibility to lock bicycles during all times when not in use, including when on the premises of The Property. It is Tenant’s responsibility to ensure bicycles are locked when leaving them unattended. Manager does not accept responsibility for proper use or effectiveness of locking device provided. Tenant agrees to pay Manager for any loss of or damages to said bicycles and bicycle accessory equipment mounted thereon and return to Manager in the same good working condition as when received. Manager understands and agrees that provided bicycles remain the sole property of Manager and that failure of Tenant to return said bicycles constitutes admission by Tenant that he or she has stolen the bicycle(s), which may subject Tenant to civil and/or criminal prosecution and will results in charge to or confiscation of Tenant’s security deposit.
ACCESS: One key is provided for the rental property. Additional keys are not needed as guest may utilize the lockbox for their convenience. Some properties do not have keys only a code that is provided. There is a $39 service charge for lockouts on both key entry and electronic entry systems during regular business hours. If the lockout occurs outside of normal business hours it is the Tenants responsibility to contact a locksmith if management is not able to unlock the property.
PETS: No animals or pets of any kind will be brought onto the premises unless discussed with Management prior to occupancy and $ 200 non-refundable deposit has been collected. No Pets allowed under any instance in condominium rentals.
SMOKING: There shall be NO smoking inside the premises. Smoking is permitted outside the home/building. With the acceptance of this agreement and payment of the deposit, Tenant authorizes a charge of no less than $250 to the card on file for smell remediation and clean up if it is found that smoking took place, cigarette butts found on the ground, or there is a residual smell of smoke, tobacco, or cannabis.
SHOWINGS: If the property should go on the MARKET FOR SALE, it may be shown to qualified buyers, during the Tenants’ stay. Every effort will be made to schedule the showing at a convenient time and not interrupt the Tenant’s vacation. Tenant will allow reasonable viewings of the home between 9 am and 8 pm present or not.
POOL/HOT TUB/SPA **if applicable**: It is the tenant’s responsibility to learn about safety precautions; warning signs of water conditions, and safety procedures concerning swimming in or being around the pool. Tenant agrees to have a responsible adult supervising minor(s) while they swim in the pool. Tenant is hereby notified that the pool can be dangerous and tenant accepts fully the risks involved. Tenant is further notified to be cautious when exiting the rear of the home as the pool is open and in close proximity to the entryways and can be a hazard. There are no rails to prevent a fall into the pool.
POOL HOURS ARE FROM 9AM TO 10PM. Use of Pool outside of these hours may be cause for eviction without a refund. The Property is located in a residential area. Sarasota has strict curfew laws associated with excessive noise. Please keep noise levels to a minimum.
SAFETY: Valuable items left behind by tenant will be held for the tenant and every reasonable effort will be made to contact the tenant for return. If items are not claimed for longer than 1 (one) month they shall become the property of the Manager. The Manager shall not be held liable for condition of said items upon return. Tenant is liable for post.
Tenant shall see to their own security while in the property by locking doors, windows, gar doors, etc.
Tenant is advised that some properties are not equipped with carbon monoxide detector(s) on the property and accepts the risk involved in not having one.
The property has fire alarms installed and they are believed to function properly at the time of rental. Tenant will notify management without delay if a fire alarm “chirps” or has a low battery condition.
The property has a fire extinguisher installed near the kitchen area (under kitchen sink, in most properties). The fire extinguisher was fully charged at last inspection. It is the duty of the tenant to inform management immediately should the fire extinguisher become less than fully charged. Tenant agrees to use the fire extinguisher only for true emergencies.
Tenant agrees not to access the “owner’s closet”, even if unlocked, which contains cleaning supplies and chemicals that could be hazardous to children and adults. The owners’ closet if any can be located anywhere throughout the property.
Tenant shall use the property for legal purposes only and other use, such as but not limited to, illegal drug use, abuse of any person, harboring fugitives, etc, shall cause termination of this agreement with no refund of rents or deposits.
Tenant agrees that fireworks and other hazardous materials shall not be used in or around the property.
Only legally owned and permitted firearms shall be allowed on the premises according to State and local laws.
REFUNDS: No refund will be given in the event of a hurricane where tenant decides to leave by choice or is requested to evacuate the property.
There shall be no refunds of rents because of shortened stays or ruined expectations due to work and/or family emergencies or other commitments.
There shall be no refunds of rents due to shortened stays or ruined expectations because of weather conditions.
We occasionally experience outages that are beyond our control. No refunds or compensation will be given for any outages.
There shall be no refunds or reimbursements given for everyday inconveniences regarding electrical, plumbing, appliances, and/or air conditioning issues as the properties are individually owned and issues may arise from time to time. We will mediate any issues and inconveniences as quickly as possible. If it is deemed that the property is uninhabitable, we will attempt to locate other accommodations for the same or lesser value.
CONDOMINIUM AND COMMUNITY HOMEOWNER ASSOCIATIONS: Properties may be located within condominium or communities with Homeowner Associations (HOA). These HOA’s may have an application fee associated with renting within their community. This application fee has already been included in the rental amount however an application may need to be filled out and approved by their board prior to confirmation of your reservation. These associations also have their own sets of rules, which will be provided within the property information sent 6 weeks prior to arrival or at the time of full payment.
PARKING: Recreational vehicle (RV) parking is not allowed but arrangements can be made to accommodate parking regulations. These arrangements must be made prior to arrival.
AMENITIES: If there is a barbecue at the property, you are free to use it. Fuel, propane, charcoal, may or may not be available, there will be no refunds or reimbursements for these or any other consumable items that may or may not be present.
Properties with heated pools/spas are not guaranteed to be usable during winter months. During the winter, heaters/solar heaters may have difficulty maintaining the temperature of the pool. Usability in respect to temperature is not guaranteed. HEATING IS ALWAYS AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE, except for solar heated pools.
Tenant agrees that air conditioning shall not be set below 73 degrees and heat shall not be set above 78 degrees, and that the fan setting shall be “Auto”. Doors and windows shall be closed when either heat or air conditioning is in operation.
High speed wireless internet maybe provided as a convenience only and is not integral to the agreement. No refund of rents shall be given for outs, content, lack of content, speed, access problems, lack of knowledge of use, or personal preferences with regard to internet service.
Cable TV is provided and service level has been chosen by the Landlord. No refund of rents shall be given for outs, content, lack of content or personal preferences with regard to cable TV service. Any and all charges made for and not limited to additional content, channels, PPV order, movie rental, movie/show purchases will be charged accordingly to the credit card on file at the time of purchase or rental. Rent Siesta Key holds the right to charge such purchases and rentals up to 45 days after departure. If the card on file is decline, Tenant will be asked to vacate the property immediately without refund for non-payment of rents. Any and all uncollected balance will be submitted to Collection Agency to reconcile debt.
If a clog occurs in toilets and/or sink drains which was not present upon inspection of the property and a plumber must be called to service, Tenant is responsible for the costs of unclogging.
Landlord shall provide towels, linens, cups, knives, forks, spoons, dishes and other items as common use. Toilet paper, soap, dish detergent, laundry soap, shampoos, and other consumables are to be purchased by the Tenant. No reimbursement will be made for unused consumables left at the premises. If consumables exist at the premises when the Tenant arrives the Tenant is free to use them.
LESSEE LIABILITY: Tenant agrees to accept liability for any damages caused to The Property (other than normal wear and tear) by Tenant or Tenant`s guests, including, but not limited to, landscaping, watermarks or scarring of hardwood floors, and misuse of appliances or equipment furnished. If damages are in excess of the Security Deposit Waiver Fee amount ($1,000) with $39 fee or ($3,000) with $59 fee, Tenant agrees to reimburse Manager for costs incurred to repair/replace damaged items.
HOLD HARMLESS: Manager does not assume any liability for loss, damage or injury to any persons or their personal property. Neither does Manager accept liability for any inconvenience arising from any temporary defects or stop in supply of water, gas, and electricity, outside construction noises or plumbing. Nor will Manager accept liability for any loss or damage caused by weather conditions, natural disasters, acts of God, or other reasons beyond its control.
Tenant(s) agree to pay all reasonable costs, attorney fees and expenses that shall be made or incurred by Manager enforcing this agreement.
By signing below, Tenant accepts and agrees to abide by the terms and condition aforementioned in this lease agreement.
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