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The use of this website is subject to our terms of use, which also apply to documents uploaded to this website, as well as other information and documents accessible via this website. Most leases are automatically entered into with short-term leases. You will probably be this type of rental agreement though: Under English/Wales law, there is no specific legal obligation that a landlord must use a lease form. But in practice, we really need it! Only a really stupid landlord would rent a property on the basis of a verbal agreement or a handshake. Most of the time, a tenant is a complete stranger, but even if he is not, don`t do it! If you plan to use the agreement, you will also see how to rent a guide. You can use this contract for any residential property inside: Even if you don`t have a written contract with your tenant, there is a rental agreement. According to property law Act 1925 s54 (2), there is a rental agreement as soon as a tenant starts paying the rent. Our letter templates are available as Word (Doc) files for direct download from the list below and are regularly updated.