There are some things I want to change in the Standard lease template. How do I create my own custom lease template?
A lease template is an outline that saves standard, pre-populated lease terms that typically stay the same for every lease. You will provide unique lease details such as dates, rent amount, and deposit amounts using the “Prepare Lease” option in your account once a tenant is approved. Rent Perfect has a standard lease template available to you. We also understand leases can be personal; each state has its own requirements, and every landlord manages their property differently. The Rent Perfect custom lease creator gives you the flexibility you need to create the Perfect lease template for your property.
Adding a custom lease template of your own allows you to:
- Edit the verbiage in each section of the standard lease template.
- Delete a section or add a section of your own.
CREATING A CUSTOM LEASE TEMPLATE
1. On the home page scroll down and click on "Lease Templates"
2. Click, "View Standard Lease," to view a sample copy of the Rent Perfect standard lease template. Click, "Add Custom Lease," to customize the standard lease template and make it your own.
3. First enter a lease name, select the state, and assign the lease template to a property address. This will let us know which property address is going to use this lease template. You can also assign the lease to a property address later on.
4. On the following screen you will see a list of sections in the Rent Perfect standard lease. Click on a section to view or edit the lease template. Click the trash can icon to delete a section or click "Add New Lease Section" to create a section of your own.
5. To edit text in a section simply click in the text box and type the desired changes. Click the plus sign to add a sub section or click the trash can icon to delete a sub section. Click "Reset" to revert back to the original standard text. When you are done making changes click, "Save."
IMPORTANT: Throughout the template you will see the programming code, [user defined].This code will be used to fill in the blanks with unique lease details you provide at the time you prepare lease documents for a tenant. Be careful to leave the programming code [user defined] in place; doing so will allow the system to fill in the blanks for you later as you prepare individual lease documents for your tenants.
6. When you are finished creating your custom lease template it will be stored in your account. You can view or edit your template at any time.
When you are ready to prepare a lease for a tenant simply click, "Prepare Lease," on the home screen of your account. At that time you will provide unique details such as lease dates, rent amount, and deposit amount. The Rent Perfect system will use the information you provide to fill in the blanks of your lease template and generate the Perfect lease to view and sign online.