Rent to Own Contract
Whereas, ___________________ (hereafter Renter) desires to possess and have the use of
certain property owned by ____________________ (hereafter Owner) and described in
Attachment A, and
Whereas, the parties have agreed that Renter shall take possession of the property on
MM/DD/YYY and have the use of the property until this agreement is terminated, and
Whereas, Renter and Owner intend that ownership of the property shall transfer to Renter upon
the full completion of this agreement,
Now, therefore, the parties agree as follows:
Renter shall pay Owner the sum of $X on MM/DD/YYYY and the same sum on the Nth day of
each month for rental of the property.
If payment is late by more than three days, a late fee of $X shall be due immediately from
The parties agree that the purchase price of the property is $X.
The parties agree that $X of each month's rent payment shall be applied towards purchase of
The parties agree that ownership of the property shall transfer to Renter upon Renter's
completion of X payments as described above.
The parties agree that if Renter fails to complete the contemplated purchase of the property for
any reason, no refunds or credits shall be due to Renter.
Renter shall maintain the property, at Renter's expense, in clean, good working order.
Renter shall indemnify and hold harmless Owner against any and all claims, damages, or
actions arising from Renter's possession or use of the property.
If Renter fails to make a payment within X days of its due date, Renter agrees to surrender the
property to Owner upon the Owner's demand.
If Renter fails to make a payment within X days of its due date, Renter agrees that Owner shall
have the right to enter Renter's property for the purpose of taking possession of the rented
In witness to their agreement to the terms of this contract, the parties affix their signatures