Nebraska Rental Lease Agreement Templates | PDF | Word

The Nebraska rental lease agreements are created to bind an individual who owns property (a landlord/lessor) and an individual who is seeking to occupy the space for commercial or residential use (a tenant/lessee). The landlord should always verify the credentials of each applicant to deter those who might cause damage to the premises or fail to pay rent. To screen potential tenants, the landlord should have the individual fill out a rental application. The tenant will be expected to pay rent on the date stated in the agreement, usually the first (1st) of every month.

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Nebraska Lease Agreements

The Nebraska seven (7) day notice to quit informs tenants that they must either pay their rent or leave the premises at the end of the seven (7) day period. Even if the tenant vacates the premises, they will still be on the hook for paying all rent payments due to the landlord. If after the seven (7) day period the tenant continues to occupy the premises without paying the amount due, the landlord will be able to legally terminate…

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The Nebraska standard residential lease agreement is the most popular type of rental contract as it gives both the landlord and tenant security by establishing a fixed-term rental period. Due to the term being usually one (1) year, it is standard for the lessor to check the tenant’s credentials with the rental application. This process benefits the landlord by confirming whether the tenant is currently employed, has good credit, and has a positive leasing record with other landlords. The landlord…

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The Nebraska rental application is used to obtain a tenant’s personal information to assess their character prior to signing a lease agreement. The tenant’s signature on the application authorizes the landlord to perform any type of background or credit check. The landlord may, at their sole discretion, charge a fee for conducting this service regardless of whether the tenant is approved or not. In addition to the application, landlords are advised to contact the tenant’s references (e.g., previous landlord or…

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The Nebraska month-to-month lease agreement is a form that allows a tenant to rent property from a landlord with no predetermined end date to the contract. The agreement is perpetual as long as both parties continue to abide by the terms and conditions, or until a termination notice is officially delivered. Nebraska landlords should understand that they must still abide by the same eviction laws as a standard long-term lessee. Therefore, it is advised that the landlord screen every lessee…

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The Nebraska commercial lease agreement is a real estate contract that legally binds a retail, office, or industrial tenant to property that is rentable for business use. The contract may be filled in to satisfy the intentions of the parties such as the desired rental term and monthly amount. The agreement will be structured in one (1) of the following three (3) following ways: Gross – Tenant only pays a monthly amount and the landlord covers all utility charges, property…

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The Nebraska sublease agreement is to be used by a tenant that wishes to find another person to rent either a portion or the entire premises that they currently lease. Generally, the landlord must be notified of the sublease since most master lease agreements prohibit the act of subletting without the consent of the landlord. The sublessor, or original tenant, should keep in mind that they will be legally responsible for all aspects of the sublessee’s actions; the sublessor will…

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STATE DISCLOSURES

Identification (§ 76-1416) – Any person that should enter the premises on behalf of the landlord must be identified to the tenant in writing.

Lead-Based Paint – If the facilities (residential only) were built before 1978, this form is required to be attached to the agreement and signed by the tenant.

See the Landlord-Tenant Handbook for more information (PDF | RTF | Word).

SECURITY DEPOSITS

Maximum (§ 76-1416) – The landlord is only allowed to ask for up to one (1) month's rent from the tenant. An additional twenty-five percent (25%) may be charged if the tenant has pets.

Returning (§ 76-1416(2)) – Landlord is required to give back the deposit within fourteen (14) days of the tenant moving out.

LANDLORD'S ACCESS/ENTRY

The landlord or their representative must issue at least one (1) day’s notice before being able to enter the premises (§ 76-1423).

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