Can I make my own lease agreement?

Can I write my own Lease Agreement? A lease can be written or verbal, but a verbal lease can be very difficult to enforce. Most leases are fairly standard and cover basic components such as rent amount, duration of lease term, resposiblities of each party and penalties for not following the terms.

Do you need a lawyer to write a lease agreement?

You don’t have to hire an attorney to create your forms, but they should definitely be based on a sample Rental Agreement form that has been verified by a qualified legal professional. Also, make sure you factor in local laws in your area that may apply to you as a landlord.