Maine Standard Residential Lease Agreement Template

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The Maine standard residential lease agreement is the standard, one (1) year rental agreement between a landlord and tenant. Once the contract has been signed by both parties (along with all required disclosures) it becomes legally binding to both landlord and tenant for the term stated. It is recommended that the landlord put all potential tenants through a screening process to ensure that they are being truthful about their income and employment. A background check may also be an option for higher-risk candidates and the property owner/manager is allowed to charge a non-refundable fee for these checks.

LawsTitle 14, Chapter 710 – Rental Property and Title 14, Chapter  709 – Residential Landlords and Tenants

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