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Legal Agreements for a Sublet

When you sublet you should make sure to sign a legally binding agreement. You can also sign a roommate agreement to formalize house rules.


When you choose to sublet your place to another renter there is always some level of risk. What if they destroy your place? Terrorize your neighbors and get you evicted? Stop paying rent? Pay rent late? Refuse to leave? Leave without telling you?

Legal agreements help to protect you from all this. If you don't define the above concerns and agree on what you will do in each scenario, then you may have no recourse.

Types of agreements

There are two agreements that you should review with your subtenant:

Not feeling like creating your own contracts? Flip is designed to take as much of this risk off of your plate as possible. If you setup a listing on Flip you will get a customized sublet agreement, which you can edit and sign as needed.


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