Real Estate Ownership

Owner Maintenance Agreement

Greg Stone Greg Stone

How To Use

This check list is provided to inform you about this document in question and assist you in its preparation.  Real Estate owners, no matter of what type, should have an agreement such as this in place with their contractors. Consider adding an Exhibit 1 with all the specifics of the work assignment on your property. From the perspective of the contractor, having these agreements in place adds to the value of your business and makes clear what the owner’s obligations are as well as your own.

1. Make multiple copies. Give one to each party.


Owner Maintenance Agreement

_________________________________, referred to as OWNER, and ____________________________________, referred to as CONTRACTOR, agree:

CONTRACTOR shall provide all materials and labor necessary, as an independent contractor for the cleaning and maintenance of the building owned by owner described as: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ beginning on __________________ and concluding on __________________ unless otherwise provided herein.

These services shall comprise of: daily cleaning of all common areas of the building and lavatories, restocking of paper consumables daily in lavatories; weekly cleaning of windows; weekly blowing and cleaning of parking lots; biweekly cleaning of carpets.

CONTRACTOR shall perform such services at times, which will minimize interference with the use of the building. OWNER shall on reasonable notice specify times for the maintenance to be completed.

CONTRACTOR shall comply with all governmental regulations and obtain worker’s compensation and other insurance and bonding required by governmental authority.

CONTRACTOR shall indemnify and hold OWNER harmless from all claims and liabilities related to the operations of CONTRACTOR and employees. CONTRACTOR shall obtain and keep in force liability insurance with limits of at least $1,000,000 for bodily injury and upon request of the OWNER shall provide surety bonding for all employees with access to the building in an amount of $10,000 per employee.

CONTRACTOR may not assign, delegate or transfer the performance of this agreement.

Dated: __________________

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By Owner

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By Contractor