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RENTAL AGREEMENT PROPERTY: Hard-a-Lee 17621 San Luis Pass Galveston, TX 77554 OWNER: Claudia & David Hertzog

Tel #: 713-818-5189 Fax#: 713-747-3390

Mailing Address for payments by RENTER:

Claudia Hertzog 1723 Milford St. Houston, TX 77098 Occupancy Date: ____________ Departure Date: ____________ Occupancy limit: ___

RENTER:

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Rental Fee: $________ Reservation /Damage: $300.00 THIS CONTRACT CONSTITUTES AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE RENTER AND THE OWNER TO RENT THE PREMISES DESCRIBED ON THIS CONTRACT. THE CONDITIONS, LIMITATIONS AND RESTRICTIONS PRINTED BELOW ARE INCLUDED AS PART OF THIS AGREEMENT. RENTER UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES AS FOLLOWS:
1. That whoever's name (RENTER) appears on this contract is at least 25 years of age and is responsible for the actions of all occupants while occupying these premises. Any damages should be reported immediately to the OWNER. RENTER understands that if RENTER, or any members of their party, violates any of the conditions or agreements in this contract and conditions contained in the rental information posted in each rental property or the information contained in the rental handouts, OWNER may terminate this agreement, demand possession, and RENTER will forfeit all monies paid. 2. That this reservation is limited to a specific number of guests, including children. Should the number of guest exceed the above Occupancy limit or behavior considered abusive by OWNER, the reservation can be terminated and all monies will be forfeited. The RENTER is renting the PROPERTY for vacation and recreational purposes and understands that this PROPERTY is NOT rented for parties or business. 3. Reservation is not confirmed until this rental agreement (AGREEMENT) has been returned and the Deposit funds cleared. Failure to make payments when due will result in cancellation of the AGREEMENT and may be subject to the described in #11 of this AGREEMENT solely at the OWNERS discretion.

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To indemnify OWNER for any DAMAGES to the premises, including damage to, or removal of, furnishings and household items which occur as a result of RENTERS occupancy excluding however, normal wear and tear usage. RENTER understands that a damage deposit is being collected to cover any damages, missing items, excessive cleaning costs, lost keys, and/or violations stated herein. Should repair or replacement exceed damage deposit, RENTER will be billed and agrees to reimburse OWNER within 15 days after request. Damage deposits will be refunded within 30 days after departure if there are no damages.

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5. Any damages or notable conditions found upon arrival will be reported to the OWNER within 1 hour of Occupancy. Otherwise, RENTER agrees that repair costs for any preexisting damages may be deducted from the Damage Deposit

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Late checkouts will carry one-half the daily rate, and can be deducted from the damage deposit at the OWNERS discretion. CHECKOUT TIME IS PROMPTLY AT 11:00 AM, unless other arrangements are expressly made and agreed to in advance. CHECK IN TIME IS NO EARLIER THAN 3:00 PM unless other arrangements are expressly made and agreed to in advance.

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RENTER agrees to pay the Rental Fee 4 weeks prior to Occupancy Date. RENTER agrees to use their best efforts to protect the property including, but not limited to, the following: a) Locking the door when leaving the property for any reason. b) Agreeing to allow OWNER to re-enter the premises at any reasonable time and with reasonable notice to effect necessary repairs or maintenance. c) Not permitting RV hook ups, RVs, campers, tents, boats, sailing or water-motor vehicles on PROPERTY. d) NOT operating outdoor barbecue grills on balconies, decks or interiors, e) not moving indoor furnishings outdoors and reporting all suspicious persons or actions to OWNER or appropriate law enforcement agencies. Furthermore, RENTER will observe the NO SMOKING policy on PROPERTY and will not allow pets on PROPERTY. 8. RENTER understands that: there are no telephones on PROPERTY.

9. That certain designated areas within Property are reserved for the exclusive use of the OWNER and designated or locked as such and will not be available for use by RENTER. 10. If it is necessary to cancel a confirmed reservation, four weeks notice must be given in order to receive a full refund, LESS A $75.00 CANCELLATION FEE. If canceling less than four weeks prior to Occupancy Date, OWNER will try to re-rent dates of your reservation and if successful OWNER can issue a full refund, less a $75.00 cancellation fee. If OWNER cannot rent the dates of your reservation, then the Total due will be due and all monies forfeited.

11. Every effort has been made to assure accuracy when describing the home and its
amenities. RENTER agrees to accept the rental PROPERTY upon arrival provided it meets the basic description provided to RENTER prior to arrival. OWNER is providing linens, towels and utilities. Refunds are not made for inclement weather or mechanical failure of equipment. All breakdowns or problems should be reported to OWNER as soon as possible and repairs will be made as expediently as possible.

12. RENTER AGREES TO HOLD OWNER AND OWNER'S AGENTS HARMLESS


FROM ANY CLAIM OR DEMAND ARISING FROM USE OF THE RENTAL PROPERTY.

I (WE) the undersigned renting the above PROPERTY agree and understand to all conditions stated above. Date:__________________ Signed:________________________ (RENTER)

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