The South Carolina Rental Agreement between the owner and the resident should enclose the complete address of the rental unit, the name and address of the landlord and the name and address of the tenant. Apart from this, it must also enclose the following:
Term: the duration of the lease, the start date of tenancy and the end date of tenancy.
Rent: the rent payment to be made, the due date, where and how it will be paid and the charges for late payment.
Security Deposit: this is the money which is paid to the landlord by the tenant at the start of the South Carolina Rental Agreement, against default or damages done to the property by the tenant. This money is returned minus interest to the tenant at the end of the lease period.
Condition of Premises : The South Carolina Rental Agreement states that the tenant is supposed to check at the time of the contract or before it, that the property is in a livable condition.
Utilities: The tenant is in charge of arranging and paying for all utility services needed by him.
Maintenance and Repair : The tenant has to upkeep the premises in a clean and hygienic condition at his expense. He shall also repair or pay back for any damages made to the property by him or any one in his household.
Surrender of Premises: once the lease expires, the tenant has to give up the property in as good a condition as it was at the time of commencement of the tenancy.
Default : if the tenant fails to pay the rent, or does not honor the terms and conditions of the South Carolina Rental Agreement, then the landlord can evict him and cancel the lease.