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Sunset Terrace Apartments

   THIS LEASE AGREEMENT (hereinafter “Lease”), Made this ___ day of ___________, 2017 between Sunset Terrace LLC , 1746 E JOPPA RD BALTIMORE ,MD 21234, as agent for the owner of the real estate described below, hereinafter designated as Landlord and: ________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   hereinafter designated as Tenant(s).

      WITNESS, That the Landlord does hereby Lease unto the Tenant(s) and the Tenant(s) do hereby Lease from the Landlord the apartment known as:  Apartment ____Apartments, 312 SUNSET DR , Worcester County, Ocean City, Maryland, 21842 for the term to:  commence at:  10:00 O’clock AM on the 8th day of May, 2017 and to end at:  10:00 O’clock AM on the 10th day of SEPTEMBER, 2017 at the rent of  13,500.00 per term.   PAYABLE AS FOLLOWS:

 $ 5400.00. Due May 8, 2015
 $2700.00   Due June 1,2015
 $2700.00    June 15, 2015
 $2700.00    July 1, 2015

     This lease authorizes 6 occupants/Tenant(s) of the apartment herein designated.  Tenants agree to pay an additional rent of FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($500.00), due in full with the next regularly scheduled rent payment, for each additional Tenant approved to occupy the apartment in addition to the number authorized above.  Additional Tenants are required to execute this lease agreement prior to their occupancy of the apartment. For any account not paid in full by July 3rd, 2016 the balance due will be billed with additional late fees every two weeks for the remaining term of this agreement.  

     This letting is on the following terms, conditions and covenants, which the parties hereto respectively, for them, their respective successors, and legal representatives, hereby agree to keep and perform. Tenant(s) shall both be jointly and severally liable for the faithful performance of the terms and conditions of this agreement.

1.  OCCUPANCY OF PREMISES:  The leased premises, (premises) shall be used only as, and for the purpose of, a private dwelling excluding any use in the connection with the practice of any profession, trade, or craft. The premises nor any part thereof shall not be sublet, or assigned without the express written consent of the Landlord.  The premises shall not be occupied by any person other than those who have submitted a “Rental Application” and have received written notification of approval from the Landlord.  "Occupy" as used in this paragraph shall mean staying overnight on a regular, semi-regular, or sporadic basis.  Upon receipt of written approval from the Landlord, additional Tenant(s) will be required to execute this lease agreement.  Any and all additional Tenant(s) shall both be jointly and severally liable for the faithful performance of the terms and conditions of this agreement. The premises will be made available in a condition permitting habitation, with reasonable safety. Tenant(s) shall keep said premises as neat and clean as possible and in a sanitary condition and to comply with ALL Laws, Health and Police regulations with respect to said premises, to discard all trash on a daily basis and place same in the main premises refuse container located in front of the premises beside the street curb.

2.  OVERNIGHT GUEST:  An overnight guest defined by a temporary occupancy of the premises, not to exceed 3 days, may occupy the premises upon receiving prior written approval from the Landlord. A fee of TEN DOLLARS ($10.00) per guest, per night, collectable as rent, will be charged by the Landlord for approved guest.  The Landlord will impose a fine of FIFTY DOLLARS ($75.00) per guest, per night, collectable as rent, and payable within 2 days after Tenants receipt of written notification by the Landlord, placed in either the Tenant(s) mailbox or attached to the apartment's front door, for any unauthorized occupancy of the premises by anyone other than an approved Tenant or an approved guest. The occupancy status of any guest(s) will be made at the sole discretion of the Landlord.

3.  TENANT CONDUCT: TENANT(s) are responsible for their conduct and the conduct of their family, guest, servants, or employees while visiting the Tenant’s apartment or any other areas of common use in or surrounding the SUNSET Terrace Apartments.  Tenant(s) are responsible for immediately reporting any illegal or dangerous activities to the Landlord. Tenant(s), their family, guest, servants, or employees will not do, or permit to be done, anything on said premises or contravention of any insurance policy in force thereon. Tenant(s) are responsible for assuring that all persons on the premises will conduct themselves in a manner that will not interfere with any neighbor’s peaceful enjoyment of the premises.  Tenant(s), their family, guest, servants, or employees will not unduly disturb any neighbor.

4.  USES OF PREMISES:  This Lease confers no rights to the Tenant(s) to the exterior surfaces of the wall of the premises or the roof of the building containing the premises, or to the use for any purpose of any property of the Landlord outside the said premises except the walks roadways giving access thereto and such other areas the Landlord may from time to time designate for the use of Tenant(s).  Tenant(s) shall not place signs or any advertising matter or device in the windows or elsewhere without Landlords written consent first obtained.  Tenant(s) shall not use, or permit the use of the premises for any disorderly, improper, objectionable or unlawful purpose.

5.  USE OF FIXTURES:  Tenant(s) shall use carefully and for legitimate purposes only, all appliances, equipment, plumbing, gas, electric and other fixtures.  Landlord shall pay for all repairs for same not necessitated by carelessness, negligence or improper conduct of Tenant(s) or Tenant’s guest.

6.  CONDITION OF PREMISES:  The premises designated herein, having been made available for inspection by the Tenant(s) prior to entering into the agreement contained herein, are leased in “AS IS” condition, unless Tenant(s) shall give Landlord written request for a list of all existing damages to the subject property.  Tenant(s) must make the request within fifteen (15) days of Tenant(s) occupancy.  Failure to give said written request within fifteen (15) days shall be deemed a waiver of Tenant(s) right to receive a list of existing damages. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Tenant(s) acknowledges that there are no existing damages at the time of occupancy, other than those indicated on said list if requested.

7. SECURITY DEPOSIT:  Landlord hereby acknowledges receipt from Tenant(s) of the sum of TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS $2000.00, paid prior hereto, which said sum shall constitute a "Security Deposit", and which sum does not exceed two months rent, to be held as security for the faithful performance of the covenants and agreements made by the Tenant(s) named in this lease. The Security Deposit, or any portion of it, may be withheld for unpaid rent, damage due to breach of Lease, or for damage to the leased premises by the Tenant(s), their family, agents, employees, or social guests in excess of ordinary wear and tear.  Such deposit shall not be applied toward the payment of any rent due or other sums due, except at the option of the Landlord. If the Landlord imposes a security deposit, he shall upon written request promptly provide Tenant(s) with a written list of all existing damages.  The request must be made within fifteen (15) days of the Tenant(s) occupancy. Failure to give said written request within fifteen (15) days should be deemed a waiver of Tenant(s) right to receive a list of existing damages. Upon termination of this lease, Landlord shall notify Tenant(s) by certified mail of the time and date when the premises are to be inspected which shall occur within five (5) days before or five (5) days after the date of moving as designated in this Lease. Tenant(s) have the right to be present during said inspection.  If the Landlord without the presence of the Tenant(s) holds the inspection, the determination of the Landlord as to damages shall be conclusive.  If any portion of the security deposit is withheld, Landlord shall present, by first-class mail directed to the last known address of the Tenant(s) a written list of the damages claimed, within thirty (30) days after the termination of the tenancy.  The security deposit, or such part thereof as has not been appropriated by Landlord in acceptance with the foregoing provisions of this paragraph shall be returned to Tenant(s) within forty-five (45) days following the termination of the tenancy to the last known address of the Tenant(s).  The Landlord shall return a proportionate share of the non-appropriated security deposit to each Tenant unless the Landlord has received prior written instructions to the contrary signed by each Tenant. Tenant(s) must notify the Landlord within 60 days of termination of this agreement with a new address for the return of said security deposits. Failure to provide this information with in the allotted time will constitute a forfeiture of any refunds due. Tenant(s) will forfeit any and all security deposits as a result of the Landlord obtaining a judgement for repossession of the premises as a result of an eviction proceeding.

8.  SURRENDER OF THE PREMISES:  Tenant(s) shall quit and surrender the premises at the end of the term of this lease in as good as condition as when received, reasonable wear and tear excepted.  Tenant(s) shall have no automatic right to extend or renew this Lease or any option to extend or renew this Lease unless written permission is granted by the Landlord.  No notice by either party (Landlord or Tenant(s)) to the other shall be necessary to terminate the Lease at the end of the term herein before described. Tenant(s) occupying the apartment beyond the term of this lease or upon receiving a noise ordinance violation will be charged FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($500.00) per day, payable daily upon demand in cash or certified funds only, for each day of unauthorized occupancy.  The Tenant(s) will not, without written permission of the Landlord first obtained, make any alteration, addition or change in and to the premises or the painting or wall papering thereof, nor in any way deface the wall, floors, ceilings or other parts thereof, nor will Tenant(s) permit any such thing to be done.   Tenant(s) shall pay to the landlord the cost of repairing any injury done to the said premises by himself, his family, guest, servants, or employees.  Premises, for the purpose of this clause, shall include public areas. Anything left in the apartment will be considered abandoned property upon either: the completion of the term of this lease agreement, Tenant(s) abandoning the premises, or as a result of a legal judgment for the landlord to take possession of the premises.  Tenant(s) authorize the Landlord to immediately dispose of any abandoned property, as defined above, in anyway the Landlord deems appropriate.  The Landlord will absolutely not store any tenant property or abandoned property of any kind for any period of time.

9.  LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:  Upon the completion of the term of the lease, or if Tenant(s) quit the premises or fail to pay rent, or otherwise default, ALL notices required to be sent by law shall be sent to Tenant(s) at leased premises, of which address shall be deemed to be the last known address of Tenant(s) in the absence of any written notice by Tenant(s) to the contrary specifying a new address.

10.  PETS:  No dogs, cats, birds, snakes, or other pet or animal of any kind shall be brought, permitted or kept in the apartment or elsewhere on the landlords property, the landlord shall impose a fine of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) per day, collectable as rent for violation of this provision, the landlord may also file for immediate eviction and Tenant(s) shall remain liable for rent during the unexpired term of this agreement.  The Landlord has the authority to authorize certain pets, however authorization must be obtained in writing.

11.  ADDRESS OF LANDLORD:  All rent payments, notices, inquiries, and/or correspondence by Tenant(s) to Landlord shall be addressed to: DRD RENTALS LLC, 1746 E JOPPA RD PARKVILLE MD 21234

12.  REQUEST FOR COPY OF PROPOSED LEASE:  Tenant(s) acknowledge that Tenant(s) did not request a copy of the proposed form of Lease at the time of application for this Lease or, if Tenant(s) did make such request in writing, that a copy of the proposed form of the Lease, in writing, complete in every material detail, except for the date, names and addresses of the Tenant(s), the designation of the premises, and the rental rate, was furnished without requiring execution of the Lease or any prior deposit.

13.  DEFAULT AND RIGHT OF ENTRY:  Tenant(s) agrees and convenants to pay said rent to the address of the Landlord specified above, promptly as it accrues, and to abide by and perform all covenants on his part to be performed and it is further agreed that if said rent or any part thereof shall be in arrears at any time, that Landlord may distrain therefore, and if said rent in whole or in part SHALL BE IN ARREARS AND UNPAID FOR THE PERIOD OF TWO (2) DAYS, or if the Tenant(s) shall fail to comply with any of the conditions of this lease, then the Landlord may, at its option, pursuant to legal process, re-enter upon said premises hereby rented.  No such re-entry, however, nor recovering possession of the premises, shall deprive the Landlord of any other action against the Tenant(s) for possession, for rent, or for damages.  In case of such default and re-entry for rent for the full balance of the term originally included in this lease; less the amounts of rents collected, on account thereof, for each month of the period which would otherwise have constituted its term, shall become due thereupon, together with such expense as the Landlord will incur for attorneys fees, disbursements, brokerage plus an additional amount of twenty five percent (25%) of the amount of such damages, and for placing the apartment in good order for the re-rental.

14.  RENT:  Tenant(s) are responsible for paying their rent by the day that it is due.  Rent payments should be mailed to DRD RENTALS LLC , 1746 E JOPPA RD PARKVILLE MD 21234. Payments may be made to the Landlord in person if available.  It is the responsibility of the Tenant(s) to see that their payments are made on time to avoid late fees.  Tenant(s) agree to pay Landlord an additional amount equal to five (5%) percent of the original amount of rent due for services required by the Landlord, where any installment of rent is received by the Landlord two (2) days from and including the due date thereof  (rent due on the first (1st) day of the month is late on the third (3rd) day of the month, rent due on the fifteenth  (15th) day of the month is late on the seventeenth (17th) day of the month), this charge is to be payable with the next regularly scheduled rent payment, as additional rent and failure to do so will be considered as non-payment of rent, thereby giving rise to remedies set forth in paragraph 13.  In the event it shall become necessary for the Landlord to institute legal proceedings against Tenant(s) for non-payment of rent, or for the violation of any other term or condition of this Agreement, Landlord may assess all reasonable legal expenses and court cost incurred in instituting said legal proceedings, as additional rent. Further, all utilities shall be considered additional rent to the extent that Landlord pays for same upon Tenant’s default.

15.  CHECKS:  It is mutually agreed that payments made by check which do not clear the bank, cause the Landlord additional expenses for bookkeeping and clerical services.  Tenant(s) agrees that any such check issued to the Landlord, for payments due hereunder, which is returned without payment for any reason whatsoever, shall carry a charge of Forty ($40.00) dollars, which sum shall be considered as additional rent hereunder, and shall be paid by Tenant(s) to Landlord immediately upon notice in certified check or money order and payment thereafter for any reason whatsoever shall be by certified check or money order only.  In addition to said forty ($40.00) dollar charge for checks returned without payment, Tenant(s) shall remain liable for late payment charges referred to in paragraph 14.

16.  RULES AND REGULATIONS:  Landlord shall have the right to make such reasonable rules and regulations as its judgment may from time to time deem to be necessary or desirable for the safety of the Owner’s property and the care and cleanliness thereof, for the comfort of Tenant(s) therein and for the preservation of good order; and Tenant(s) agrees to comply, and to procure the compliance of his family, guest, servants or employees, with such rules and regulations.  The rules and regulations set forth below shall be binding upon Tenant(s) and are expressly made a part of this agreement, Violation of any Rule or Regulation shall have the same force and effect as violation of any clause or regulation of this lease, and failure to correct the same after written notice to him, this Lease shall, at the option of and upon appropriate, written notice from the Landlord recover possession of said premises by proceedings under article Real Property of the Maryland Code.  Landlord shall be under no obligation to enforce the regulations of Lease provisions against other Tenant(s).

17.  FIRE:  If the premises shall be damaged by fire or other elements (but not rendered substantially untenable) without fault on the part of the Tenant(s) or members of his family, visitors or employees, the premises shall be repaired with reasonable diligence by the Landlord and the rent shall continue; but if the premises shall from such cause be rendered untenable, then this Lease shall terminate, and the Tenant(s), upon payment of any back rent, and pro rata part of the rent to the day the premises are surrendered, shall not be liable for any further rent.  Tenant(s) agrees not to do or to keep, or suffer to be done or kept, anything in or on the premises which shall affect the insurance against fire or other hazards, or the rate thereof, on the building containing the premises or the contents of said building, or which shall violate any law, ordinance or government Regulation or the rights of other Tenant(s) of said building. If the said premises are rendered totally unfit for occupancy by fire, tempest, or other act of God, or by the acts of rioters, or public enemies, or other unavoidable accident, the tenancy hereby created shall immediately cease upon payment of the rent apportioned to the time of such happening.  If, however, said premise is only partially destroyed or damaged and the Landlord deems it judicious to repair the damage, then such repairs shall be made by the Landlord without unreasonable delay, this Lease remaining in full force.

18.  SMOKE DETECTORS:  Tenant(s) acknowledge they have received instructions on the operation, maintenance,  how to replace batteries if applicable, and the use of each and every smoke detector contained in the premises.  Tenant(s) further acknowledge and accept the responsibility for ensuring each smoke detector(s) contains a functioning battery if applicable.  Tenant(s) agree to be financially liable for any damage caused by fire to the apartment, which may have been prevented through Tenant(s) proper use and care of the apartment smoke detector(s).

19.  UTILITIES:  Tenant(s) are responsible for payment of all utilities including but not limited to Gas, Electricity, Water and Sewer, Telephone, and Cable Television.  Landlord shall not be liable for any temporary lack of Heat, Hot Water, or other services due to accidents, strikes or other causes beyond its control.  Utility costs are not included in the rent described herein above.

20.  PAYMENT OF ELECTRIC UTILITIES:  Tenant(s) are responsible for making the necessary arrangements with the Electric Utility Company to have service connected.  Tenants may elect to have the Landlord obtain the individual apartment electric service in the Landlords name, however the tenants will be responsible for paying their portion of this service with their regularly scheduled rent or on the first of each month, at the discretion of the Landlord.  Should the Landlord provide electric service in his name, a fee equal to 10% of the electric bill will be imposed by the Landlord for collecting and processing payments, also the Tenant(s) must provide a utility security deposit of TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS ($250.00) for Payment of the final electric bill. This lease DOES NOT serve as acknowledgment of the receipt of said utility security deposit.  Should the final electric bill exceed the utility security deposit, the balance due will be deducted from the apartment security deposit.  Should the final electric bill not exceed the utility security deposit, the remaining balance will be forwarded to the Tenant(s).  UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES will habitation be permitted without electric service to the apartment. Should any tenant instruct the local utility company to disconnect service to the apartment, the remaining Tenant(s) will be responsible for ensuring that electric service is reconnected to the apartment immediately.  Occupancy of the premises without electric service shall constitute a breach of this lease whereupon the landlord will impose a fine of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) per day, payable immediately upon demand in cash or certified funds collectable as rent. The occupancy status of any tenant or guest shall be at the sole discretion of the landlord. Any and all utilities, which are paid by the Landlord, shall be collectable from Tenants as additional rent.  Since Delmarva Power does not provide readings of the electric meters out of cycle, the Landlord will be required to Pro-rate the first and last electric utility bills for the term of this lease.  The Pro-rating of these electric utility bills will be at the sole discretion of the landlord.

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22.  PAYMENT OF GAS, WATER AND SEWER UTILITIES: Individual apartment metering for Gas, Water and Sewer (G, W&S) service is not available.  Tenant(s) are responsible for their share of the (G, W&S) charges for the entire building, including the laundry room facility, and common shower facility during the term of their Lease.  A fee equal to 10% of the G, W&S bills will be imposed by the Landlord for collecting and processing payments.  The formula for determining individual Tenant(s) G, W&S service cost is as follows:  Monthly G, W&S bills divided by the total number of Tenant(s) (per executed rental lease agreements) occupying the SUNSET  Terrace Apartments, this amount is then multiplied by the number of Tenant(s) occupying the above named apartment and the total is then increased by ten percent (10%). Any and all utilities, which are paid by the Landlord, shall be collectable from Tenants as additional rent.  The final G, W&S service charges for the apartment named above will be deducted from the apartment security deposit.   Since the Ocean City Dept. of W&S and the Eastern Shore Gas company do not provide out of cycle billing, the Landlord will be required to Pro-rate the first and last Gas and W&S utility bills for the term of this lease.  Pro-rating of these utility bills will be at the sole discretion of the landlord.

23.  REPAIRS:  Tenant(s) are financially responsible for any and all routine repairs to the premises or any of the fixtures and appliances, except that repairs necessitated by ordinary wear shall be the responsibility of the Landlord.  Landlord is responsible for structural repairs, which in its sole discretion may be necessary from time to time.  Tenant(s) are required to report leaks, damages and breakage to the Landlord immediately.  Any repairs of the premises during the term of this lease will be billed to the Tenant(s) and are collectable as rent.  Notification of Repair charges will be provided via first class mail and will be due within five business days upon notification.   

24.  DEFAULT:  The failure to pay rent within two (2) days time of being due constitutes default and breach of this Lease.  Upon default or breach of any kind, Landlord has all remedies accorded by Law, including the right to re-enter and take possession of abandoned premises without formal notices or legal proceedings.

25.  LANDLORD LIABILITY:  The failure of the Landlord to insist upon a strict performance of any covenant of this Agreement or to exercise any right herein contained shall not be construed as a waiver for the future of such covenant or right, but the same shall continue in full force and effect unless the contrary is expressed in writing by Landlord.  Landlord shall not be liable to Tenant(s) for the violation of any Rule or Regulation or the breach of any covenant or condition in any Agreement by any other Tenant(s), their families, guest, servants, or employees in the Sunset Terrace Apartments.

26.  POLICE INTERVENTION:  Any actions caused by either the above named Tenant(s), their families, guest, servants, or employees which requires the intervention of the local police, sheriff, or state police may constitute grounds for immediate eviction.  Actions include, but are not limited to: under age drinking, fighting, excessive noise, illegal drug use or sale, disorderly conduct etc.  Intervention required for reasons of Tenant safety or well being are excluded.  The Landlord will at his sole discretion determine if any such actions constitute grounds for eviction.  Tenant(s) agree that the Landlords determination will be final.  Additionally, the Landlord will impose a fine of FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($500.00) per occasion, collectable from Tenant(s) as additional rent payable within five business days after formal written notification from the Landlord for each action requiring police or sheriff intervention.

27.  EVICTIONS:  In the event of any breach of this lease wherein the Landlord pursues filing for an eviction, Tenant(s) agree to reimburse the Landlord and property Owner for all cost associated with filing for the eviction.  Said costs include but are not limited to: Landlords and Owners Time (reimbursable at TWENTY FIVE DOLLARS ($25.00) per hour, to include travel and court time), mileage (reimbursable at 35 cents per mile), filing fees, and all other associated cost. Should the Landlord obtain a legal judgment for any breach of this lease agreement, Tenant(s) agree to forfeit all security deposits to the landlord.

28.  FUMIGATION:  Any and all cost incurred for the purpose of fumigating the above named apartment and/or the entire apartment building should the landlord deem it necessary shall be at the sole expense of the Tenant(s).  Any and all cost for fumigation that is paid for by the landlord shall be collectable from the Tenant(s) as additional rent.

29.  KEYS:  All Tenant(s) (excluding parents or guardians of minor children) are required to obtain an apartment key from the Landlord.   A FIVE DOLLARS ($5.00) security deposit is required for each apartment key.  Individual key security deposit(s) will be refunded only upon the return of all apartment keys issued at the completion of this lease.  Apartment keys may not be duplicated by anyone other than the Landlord.  Lost keys will be replaced by the Landlord at a cost of FIVE DOLLARS ($5.00) each. The Landlord will open apartments for Tenant(s) accidentally locked out at a cost of THIRTY-FIVE DOLLARS ($35.00) per occasion, collectable as rent.  Tenant(s) shall be liable to the Landlord for the replacement cost or the cost to re-key and produce 10 duplicate keys for each exterior door lock set to the apartment should any Tenant(s) fail to return an apartment key provided by the Landlord, as well as forfeit any and all apartment key security deposits.   Door locks to the premises cannot be changed without the Owner's written approval and Owner's approval may be conditioned upon his approval of the type of lock and the transmittal to him of keys at Tenant(s) sole expense.

30  INSPECTIONS:  Landlord or his agents shall have the right to enter upon said premises at all reasonable times for the purpose of inspection and making repairs, and for a period of thirty (30) days prior to the expiration of the term of this Lease to show prospective Tenant(s) through said premises.  Landlord or the Owners Agent listed below shall have the right to enter the premises at reasonable hours (0700AM - 0900 PM) and upon reasonable notice, to inspect the same, to make repairs required therein or elsewhere in Owner’s property and to enforce any provision of this lease.  Reasonable notice, as used here is defined as a written notice from the Landlord of an impending inspection, which will be, placed either in the Apartments Mail Box or attached to the front door of the Apartment.  Notification of an apartment inspection will typically be made at least 24 hours prior to the inspection. With such notice, Tenant(s) may not “unreasonably” withhold consent to entry into the premises. Reasonable notice will be provided to the Tenant(s) except during emergency situations, as determined by the Landlord, where advanced notification to the Tenant(s) is not possible.  Tenant(s) who unreasonably deny entry into their apartment, defined by delaying the Landlord for one hour or more from a scheduled inspection time or for refusing entry for ten minutes or more during an emergency situation will be fine TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS ($200.00) per occasion, collectable as rent, and payable within 2 days of written notification by the Landlord.  Written notification of the imposition of this fine will be made by attaching such notification to the apartments front door or by placing such notification in the apartments mailbox. For the purpose of property inspections or repairs only, DAVID DRUTZ also serves as an Agent for the Owners the SUNSET TERRACE, 312 SUNSET DR . Worcester County, Maryland, 21842. Correspondence may be addressed to:  1746 E JOPPA RD  PARKVILLE  MD 21234, or by telephone call 410-428-7333

31.  BUNK BEDS AND RISK OF INJURY:  Tenant(s) have been apprised of the risk of injury from falling off any bunk bed set contained in the premises.  Landlord will install a guardrail on any bunk bed set upon written request from any Tenant(s).  Failure to request said guardrail shall constitute an acceptance of the risk of personal injury and financial loss from same by Tenant(s), their families, guest, servants, and/or employees.  Further, Tenant(s), their families, guest, servants, and/or employees shall indemnify the Landlord, any and all Agent(s) of the Owners, and the Owners of the premises and hold them harmless on account of personal injury, or other financial loss, caused by any injury sustained as a result of occupying any bunk bed set.  TENANT (S) THEIR FAMILIES, GUEST, SERVANTS, AND/OR EMPLOYEES OCCUPY BUNK BED SETS AT THEIR OWN RISK, FOREGOING ANY PRIOR WRITTEN REQUEST FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A GUARDRAIL.

32.  MICROWAVES AND RISK OF INJURY:  Tenant(s) acknowledge having received instructions on the use and care of any applicable microwave included with the apartment fixtures and appliances.  Tenant(s) acknowledge and accept any risk of injury to themselves, their guest, family, servants, and/or employees from placing metallic objects of any kind, or self enclosed containers, which may burst or explode from overheating in any microwave. Tenant(s) accept the responsibility to ensure their families, guest, servants, and/or employees have received proper instruction on the use and care of any applicable microwave included with the apartment fixtures and appliances.  Further, Tenant(s), their families, guest, servants, and/or employees shall indemnify the Landlord, any and all Agent(s) of the Owners, and the Owners of the premises and hold them harmless on account of personal injury, or other financial loss, caused by any injury sustained as a result of improper use of any microwave or any other appliance included with the premises.  

33.  INDEMNITY/HOLD HARMLESS:  Tenant(s), their families, guest, servants, or employees accept full risk of injury while on the premises and shall indemnify the Landlord, any and all Agent(s) of the Owners, and the Owners of the premises and hold them harmless on account of property damage, personal injury, or other financial loss, caused by Tenant(s), their families, guest, servants, employees, trespassers, or any other occupant of the premises. Tenant(s), their families, guest, servants, or employees shall indemnify the Landlord, any and all Agent(s) of the Owners, and the Owners of the premises harmless from all liability arising out of any such Laws and regulations arising out of any neglect or any violation or non performance of any of the covenants contained herein.  Landlord, any and all Agent(s) of the Owners, and the Owners of the premises shall not be responsible for any loss of or damage to any goods or chattels placed on, in, or about said premises, nor for any personal injury to any Tenant(s) or any member, guest or servant of said Tenant(s) family.  The Tenant(s) is responsible for insuring Tenant’s personal effects.  Under no circumstances does the Landlord, any and all Agent(s) of the Owners, and the Owners of the premises assume responsibility for same.

34.  LEGAL ACTION:  If Tenant(s) breach this agreement, Tenant(s) shall be obligated to reimburse the Landlord and/or Owner of the premises for all cost, including reasonable attorney’s fees, of all action reasonably necessary to protect the Landlord or the Owner’s interest hereinunder.  The Tenant(s) agree that any litigation involving this agreement or Tenant(s) occupancy of the premises may be maintained in Worcester County, Maryland, and Tenant(s) waives any venue objection Tenant(s) may otherwise have.  Tenant(s) further agree to be financially liable to the Landlord for any and all cost to include: Landlord, any and all Agent(s) of the Owners, and the Owners per diem cost at 35 cents per mile and time charged at Forty Dollars per hour per person for the defense of any litigation resulting from the Tenant(s) occupancy of the premises or related to this agreement, and additional attorney’s fees.

35.  NOISE ORDINANCE:  Tenant(s) have been advised that Ocean City has a Noise Control Ordinance that makes it unlawful to cause or permit noise levels which exceed those established by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene of the State of Maryland (COMAR 10.20.01).  This Lease shall terminate and be immediately void upon notification to the Landlord or his designated representative or by any official of Ocean City that these noise levels have been exceeded as a result of activity on the property described herein. TENANT (S) SHALL VACATE THE PREMESIS IMMEDIATELY UPON BEING ADVISED BY THE LANDLORD OF ANY SUCH NOTIFICATION.  Tenants occupying the premises after such notification shall be considered unauthorized occupants subject to a fine of FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($500.00) per day.  ALL deposits and rents paid will be forfeited.  No such terminations, however, shall deprive the Landlord of any other right of action against the Tenant(s) for possession, rent or damages.

36.  AUTOMOBILES:  Tenant(s), members of their family, guest, visitors and servants shall not at any time park any vehicle, other than an automobile, in or about the building or the Landlord’s premises outside the apartment.  Any vehicle so parked shall bear the current validated license plates.  All such vehicles shall be operative at all times and moved at least once during every 48 hours.  No vehicle may be parked on any, patio, grass area, sidewalk, or in front of the refuse container.  Landlord shall be entitled to remove from the premises at the expense of the Tenant(s), any vehicle parked or maintained by the Tenant(s) or any other person in violation of the foregoing provisions. Tenant(s), members of their family, guest, visitors and servants shall not at any time wash automobiles or other means of conveyance at any place in or about the building or the Landlord’s premises outside the apartment; nor shall he or they supply any water for automobile washing by a means beyond the Landlord’s premises.  No repair whatsoever shall be made to any motor vehicle anywhere on the Landlord’s premises without the Landlord’s consent except for the changing of a flat tire.

37.  FIRE EXTINGUISHERS:  Tenant(s) agree that should any exterior fire extinguisher on the premises become damaged or missing, that they will pay a proportionate share of the cost of replacements.

38.  PARTIAL INVALIDITY:  If any provision of this Lease or application thereof to any person or circumstances shall be invalid to any extent, the remainder of this Lease or any application of such provisions to persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is held invalid, shall not be affected thereby, and each provision of this Lease shall be valid and enforced to the fullest extent permitted by law.

39.  WRITTEN AGREEMENT:  This Lease contains the entire agreement between the parties hereto, and all previous negotiations leading thereto, and it may be modified only by an agreement in writing signed by Landlord and Tenant(s).  No surrender of the demised Premises or of the remainder of the term of this Lease shall be valid unless accepted in writing by Landlord and Tenant(s).

39.  APPLICABLE LAW:  This Lease shall be governed in accordance with the laws of the State of Maryland..  

40.  HEADINGS AND TERMS:  The headings for various paragraphs of this Lease have been inserted for convenient reference only, and shall not in any manner be construed as modifying, amending or affecting in any way the express terms and provisions hereof.  The term “Tenant(s)” when used in this Lease shall be held to include any other gender, and words in the singular number shall be held to include the plural, when the sense so requires.

HOUSE RULES

     THE LANDLORD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ADD, DELETE, ALTER AND CHANGE THESE RULES AND REGULATIONS FROM TIME TO TIME AS DEEMED NECESSARY.  ANY AND ALL CHANGES TO THESE RULES AND REGULATIONS WILL BECOME A PART OF THIS LEASE UPON THEIR PUBLICATION.

1.  NO guns, swords, hunting knives or weapons of any sort are permitted on the premises at any time.

2.  NO laundering machine of any kind shall be brought, installed or used in the apartment.

3.  NO heavy drinking or disorderly parties, or abusive language AT ANY TIME.  Tenant(s) under the age     
     Of 21 years old, may not be in possession of alcoholic beverages at any time.

4.  Tenant(s) may not have more than FIVE (5) guest total allowed in the apartment or occupying any                                     common use areas immediately adjacent the apartment.

  Bikes are to be kept outside and locked. NOT in apartments or on porches.  No      
     surfboards of any type shall be permitted inside the premises.

6.  Wet swimsuits, clothing, towels, etc. will not be draped over porch rails, chairs or furniture.

  NO Mopeds or gasoline-powered apparatus of any kind shall be kept in any apartment.  No flammable liquids, oil, fuel oil, kerosene, liquid propane or gasoline intended for, or from, a storage tank located at the insured premises.  

8.  NO waterbeds of any make or type shall be permitted inside the premises at any time.

  Nothing is to be attached or hung from any wall by any means at any time.

 Landlord is authorized to ask any Tenant(s) guest to leave the premises at any time.  Landlord may press charges for trespassing against any guest refusing to leave the premises immediately when directed to do.  Additionally, Landlord may impose a fine of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PER HOUR against the apartment identified above for each hour any Tenant(s) guest refuses to leave the Premises when directed to do so by the Landlord.

11.  ABSOLUTELY NO LITTERING.  Nothing (clothes, beach gear, blankets, chairs, beer kegs, beer cans, etc.) is to be left out on the front porch or lawn at any time.  Anything found in front of the apartment by the Landlord is subject to immediate removal and disposal.  The landlord will impose a fine collectable    
as rent, of THREE DOLLARS ($3.00) per item, charged to the entire apartment building for any violation
of this rule.

THE LANDLORD MAY IMPOSE A FINE OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PER VIOLATION, PER DAY COLLECTABLE AS RENT, PAYABLE UPON DEMAND FOR ANY VIOLATION OF THE ABOVE HOUSE RULES WITH THE EXCEPTION OF RULES #10 & 11 WHICH INCLUDE THEIR OWN RESPECTIVE FINES.  IMPOSING THIS FINE WILL BE AT THE SOLE DISCRETION OF THE LANDLORD.  FAILURE TO PAY ANY FINE (COLLECTABLE AS RENT) WILL RESULT IN AN EVICTION FOR SAME.

NOISE ORDINANCE

        OCEAN CITY HAS ADOPTED A NOISE CONTROL ORDINANCE THAT MAKES IT UNLAWFUL TO CAUSE OR PERMIT NOISE LEVELS WHICH EXCEED THOSE ESTABLISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE OF THE STATE OF MARYLAND (COMAR 10.20.01).  THIS LEASE SHALL TERMINATE AND BE VOID IMMEDIATELY UPON NOTIFICATION TO THE OWNER OR HIS DESIGNATED REPRESENTATIVE BY ANY OFFICIAL OF OCEAN CITY THAT THESE NOISE LEVELS HAVE BEEN EXCEEDED AS A RESULT OF ACTIVITY ON THIS PROPERTY AND THE LESSEE (OR OCCUPANT) SHALL VACATE THE PREMISES IMMEDIATELY UPON BEING ADVISED OF SUCH NOTIFICATION.

   THE UNDERSIGNED HEREBY AGREE THAT IF FOUND IN VIOLATION OF ANY OF THE ABOVE, TO FORFEIT ALL MONEYS PAID TO DATE INCLUDING ANY AND ALL SECURITY DEPOSIT(S), AND TO VACATE THE PREMISES WITHIN 24 HOURS.  WE FURTHER AGREE TO THE ABOVE IRRESPECTIVE OF WHICH THE BELOW IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE VIOLATIONS.

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