The term valid lease agreement refers to a lease that has been approved—usually by the real estate attorneys working for a professional association—for use in your state. You want to always use a valid lease agreement, approved for use by a professional trade association, because it will pass legal scrutiny in court. I recommend that you buy a copy of a valid lease agreement from one of the various professional associations, which represent the owners of residential, commercial, industrial, and office properties in your state, and then modify the agreement to fit your needs. For example, when you need a valid residential lease, buy a copy from your local apartment owners' association. As far as I am concerned, the generic lease agreements, which you can buy from office supply stores or download for free from web sites on the Internet, are good for only two things: lining birdcages and wrapping garbage.
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