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Dream Storage Store

Updated on 12/07/2022

NOTICE OF LIEN: Pursuant to the Washington Self-Storage Facility Act (Chapter 19.150 RCW), your property is subject to a claim of lien for unpaid rent and other charges and may be sold to satisfy the lien if rent and other charges due remain unpaid for fourteen (14) consecutive days.

Towing of Motor vehicles or boats: Pursuant to the Washington Self-Storage Facility Act (Chapter 19.150 RCW), Owner may have motor vehicles, watercraft or trailers towed from the facility when rent is sixty (60) of more days past due.

Owner shall send lien notices from the following electronic mail address: manager@dreamstoragestore.com

Owner may send lien notices pursuant to the Washington Self-Storage Facility Act by electronic mail. Occupant hereby expressly consents to and authorizes Owner to send lien notices to the electronic mail address of occupant.

 

TERM: This Agreement shall commence on the date indicated above and shall continue until terminated on a month-to-month basis.  The minimum rental term is one month.

RENT: The initial rent shall be the amount stated above and paid to Owner at the address stated above.  Rent is due each month on the rent due date or in advance, and without demand.  Owner reserves the right to require that rent and other charges be paid in cash, certified check or money order.  Owner may change the monthly rent or other charges by giving Occupant thirty (30) days’ written notice by first-class mail at the address stated in this Agreement.  The new rent shall become effective on the next date rent is due.  If Occupant has made advanced rental payments, the new rent will be charged against such payments, effective upon giving notice of the new rate. Online rent payment: https://www.dreamstoragestore.com/payrent (You will need a login username and password - Call us for it)

PARTIAL RENT PAYMENTS:  Owner, at Owner’s sole discretion, may accept or reject partial rent payments.  Acceptance of partial payments of rent by Owner shall not constitute a waiver of Owner’s rights and Occupant understands and agrees that acceptance of a partial rent payment made to cure a default for non-payment of rent shall not delay or stop foreclosure on Occupant’s stored property as provided by the Washington Self-Service Storage Facility Act.  

 

CROSS COLAERATION OF SPACES:  When Occupant rents more than one space at this facility the rent is secured by the property in all the spaces rented.  Failure by Occupant to pay rent on any space shall be considered a default on all spaces rented. Owner may exercise all remedies including denial of access to the facility and sale of the property if all rent on all spaces is not paid when due.        

 

CHANGE OF ADDRESS:  Occupant must provide address changes to Owner in writing.  Such change will become effective when physically received in the self-service storage facility office by Owner.  It is Occupant’s responsibility to verify that Owner has received and recorded the requested change of address.   

 

ADMINISTRATION FEE:  Occupant agrees to pay the indicated non-refundable administration fee.

 

SECURITY DEPOSIT:  Occupant will pay in advance a security deposit in the amount stated above to secure Occupant’s faithful performance of all terms of this Agreement.  [or, Owner may require a security deposit in the amount stated above to secure Occupant’s faithful performance of all terms of this Agreement.]  Occupant agrees that Owner need not segregate this deposit from other funds, and that no interest will be due for the period of time during which the deposit is held.  This deposit less all expenses incurred by Owner for damage to or cleaning of the Storage Space shall be returned to Occupant after Occupant removes all stored property from the Storage Space.  At Owner’s sole discretion, amounts may be withheld from the security deposit to compensate Owner for any rent or any other charges due and unpaid under this Agreement at the time Occupant relinquishes, abandons or otherwise loses possession of the Storage Space.  Owner reserves the right to require an additional security deposit when deemed necessary at Owner’s sole discretion.

 

LATE FEES AND OTHER CHARGES:  Occupant agrees to pay Owner’s late and foreclosure fees, in addition to any other charges, in the event of default, late payments, NSF checks, or other services requested by Occupant.  [or Occupant agrees to pay Owner the indicated late fee if rent is received ten (10) or more days after the due date, and other charges as listed as necessary.]  These fees are considered additional rent and are to compensate Owner for labor and other costs of collection.   In the event of default, Occupant agrees to pay all costs associated with the default incurred by Owner.

 

DENIAL OF ACCESS:  When rent or other charges remain unpaid for six (6) consecutive days, Owner may deny Occupant access to the Storage Space. 

 

TERMINATION:  Ten (10) days advanced written notice given by Owner or Occupant to the other party will terminate this Agreement.  Owner does not prorate rent; only full months’ prepaid rent shall be returned to Occupant after vacating the Storage Space.  

NO BAILMENT:  Owner is not engaged in the business of storing goods for hire or in the warehouse business, and no bailment is created under this Agreement.  Owner does not exercise care, custody, or control over Occupant’s stored property.  Occupant agrees to use the Storage Space only for the storage of property wholly owned by Occupant.  

 

LIMITATION OF VALUE OF STORED PROPERTY:  Occupant agrees not to store property with a total value in excess of $5,000 without the written permission of the Owner.  If such written permission is not obtained, the value of Occupant's property shall be deemed not to exceed $5,000.  Nothing herein shall constitute any agreement or admission by Owner that Occupant's stored property has any value, nor shall anything alter the

release of Owner’s liability as set forth below.

 

USE OF STORAGE SPACE:  Owner is not engaged in the business of storing goods for hire and no bailment is created under this agreement.  Owner exercises neither care, custody nor control over Occupant's stored property.   Occupant agrees to use the storage space only for the storage of property wholly owned by Occupant.  The Storage Space shall not be used for residential purposes.  The Storage Space shall not be used for any unlawful activities, or in violation of any zoning restrictions, business licenses, or other regulatory restrictions.  Occupant shall not store jewelry, furs, antiques, art work, heirlooms, collectibles or any irreplaceable property having special or sentimental value to Occupant.  Occupant waives any claim for emotional or sentimental attachment to any of the stored property.  

 

HAZARDOUS MATERIAL PROHIBITED:  Occupant will not store or produce at the facility any explosive or highly flammable materials, hazardous materials, toxic materials, gasoline or substances which storage or use is regulated by or prohibited by any local, state or federal law or regulation.  Occupant’s indemnity and hold harmless as set forth below specifically includes any costs, expenses, fines or penalties imposed against the Owner, arising out of the storage or use of any prohibited materials, whether or not hazardous or toxic, by Occupant, Occupant’s agents, employees, invitees or guests.  Owner may enter the Storage Space at any time to remove and dispose of prohibited items at the sole cost and expense of the Occupant. 

 

INSURANCE:  Occupant, at Occupant’s own expense, shall maintain insurance for the actual cash value of stored property.  Insurance on Occupant’s property is a material condition of this Agreement and is for the benefit of both Occupant and Owner.  Failure to carry the required insurance is a breach of this Agreement and Occupant assumes all risk of loss to stored property that would be covered by such insurance.  Occupant expressly agrees that the insurance company providing such insurance shall not be subrogated to any claim of Occupant against Owner, its agents or employees for loss of or damage to stored property.  

 

RELEASE OF OWNER’S LIABILITY FOR PROPERTY DAMAGE:  All personal property stored within or upon the Storage Space by Occupant shall be at Occupant’s sole risk.  Owner, its agents and employees shall not be liable for any loss of or damage, whether known or subsequently discovered, to any personal property in the Storage Space or at the self-service storage facility arising from any cause whatsoever including, but not limited to, theft, burglary, mysterious disappearance, fire, water, wind, moisture, fungus, vermin, explosions, Acts of God, or the acts or omissions of any third party, regardless of whether such loss or damage may be caused or contributed to by any act, omission, or negligence of the Owner, its agents or employees.

 

RELEASE OF OWNER’S LIABILITY FOR BODILY INJURY: Owner, its agents and employees shall not be

liable to Occupant or others for injury or death as a result of Occupant, its agents, employees, guests or invitees’ use of the Storage Space or the self-service storage facility, regardless if such injury is caused by any act, omission, or negligence of the Owner, its agents or employees.  

 

INDEMNITY: Occupant agrees to indemnify, hold harmless and defend Owner, its agents and employees from any and all claims, damages, demands, actions or causes of action (including attorneys’ fees, costs, and expenses) that arise from or in connection with Occupant, its agents, employees, guests or invitees’ use of the Storage Space and the self service storage facility, or anything done in the Storage Space or on the self-service storage facility premises by Occupant, its agents, employees, guests or invitees, that result in damage or injury to any person, entity, or property of Occupant, or to any other party, storage space, or part of the self-service storage facility premises.

 

 

LOCKS:  Occupant shall provide, at Occupant’s own expense, a lock that Occupant deems sufficient to secure the Storage Space.  If the Storage Space is found unlocked, Owner may, but is not obligated to, take whatever measures Owner deems reasonable to re-secure the Storage Space, with or without notice to Occupant, at Occupant’s own expense. 

 

CONDITION OF STORAGE SPACE:  Occupant has examined the Storage Space and agrees that the Storage Space is satisfactory for all purposes, including safety, security, and size for which Occupant will use it.  Occupant has had an opportunity to measure the usable interior space of the Storage Space and understands that all representations by Owner of the Storage Space’s size in terms of measurements are approximate.  

 

Occupant will keep the Storage Space neat, clean, and in a sanitary condition, and will return the Storage Space to the Owner in the same condition as when it was received, except for normal wear and tear.  Any repairs to the Storage Space or the self-service storage facility required due to Occupant, its agents, employees, guests or invitees’ acts or omissions, shall be at the Occupant’s cost and expense.

 

RULES AND REGULATIONS:  By executing this Agreement, Occupant understands, acknowledges, and agrees to be subject to any rules and regulations set by Owner.  Owner reserves the right to revise any rules and regulations at any time, with 30 day email or written notice to Occupant.  Additionally, Owner shall establish and/or change the hours of operation for the self-service storage facility with or without notice to Occupant.

 

PROPERTY LEFT IN THE STORAGE SPACE:  Owner may dispose of any property left in the Storage Space or at the self-service storage facility premises by Occupant, its agents, employees, guests or invitees after termination of this Agreement, whether Occupant vacated the Storage Space voluntarily, by way of default, or any other manner.  Occupant shall be responsible for paying all costs and expenses incurred by Owner in disposing of such property.

 

OCCUPANT ACCESS:  Occupant’s access to the self-service storage facility may be conditioned in any manner deemed reasonably necessary by Owner to maintain order.  Such measures may include but are not limited to, limiting hours of operation, requiring verification of Occupant’s identity, and inspecting vehicles that enter the self-service storage facility.

 

OWNER’S RIGHT TO ENTER:  Occupant grants Owner, its agents, its employees or representatives of any governmental authority, including police and fire officials, access to the Storage Space upon twenty-four hour notice to Occupant.  In the event of an emergency or as required by law, Owner, its agents, its employees or representatives of any governmental authority shall have the right to enter the Storage Space without notice to Occupant, and take such action as may be necessary or appropriate to protect the self-service storage facility, to comply with applicable law or to enforce Owner’s rights.  

 

NO SUBLETTING:  Occupant shall not assign or sublease the Storage Space without the written permission of the Owner.  Owner may withhold permission to sublet or assign for any reason or for no reason in Owner’s sole discretion. 

 

WAIVER OF JURY TRIAL:   Owner and Occupant waive their respective rights to trial by jury of any cause of action, claim, counterclaim, or cross complaint, in any action brought by either party, its agents or employees, on any matter arising out of, or in any way connected with this Agreement, Occupant’s use of the Storage Space or the selfservice storage facility, or any claim of bodily injury or property loss or damage, or the enforcement of any remedy under any law, statute or regulation.  This jury trial waiver is also made by Occupant on behalf of any of its agents, employees, guests and/or invitees.

 

NOTICES:  All notices required by this rental agreement shall be sent by first-class mail postage prepaid to Occupant's last known address or by electronic mail to the electronic mail address provided by the Occupant in this rental agreement.  Notices shall be deemed delivered when deposited in the United States mail or when sent by electronic mail.  Occupant agrees that any such notice sent by United States mail is conclusively presumed to have been received by Occupant five (5) days after mailing, unless returned to Owner by the U.S. Postal Service.  Notices sent by Electronic mail are presumed delivered when sent.  All statutory notices shall be sent as required by law.

 

 

USE OF AUTOMATED CALLS: Occupant authorizes Owner to contact Occupant by automated telephone calls, text message or other means of automated communications to provide information concerning the facility, Occupant’s account and for the collection of unpaid rent and other charges.   

 

NO WARRANTIES:  No expressed or implied warranties are given by Owner, its agents or employees as to the suitability of the Storage Space for Occupant’s intended use.  Owner disclaims and Occupant waives any express or implied warranties of suitability or fitness for a particular use.  

 

NO ORAL AGREEMENTS:  This Agreement contains the entire agreement between Owner and Occupant, and no oral agreements shall be of any effect whatsoever.  Occupant acknowledges that no representations or warranties have been made with respect to the safety, security or suitability of the Storage Space for the storage of Occupant’s property, and that Occupant has made his own determination of such matters solely from inspection of the Storage Space and the facility.  Occupant agrees that he is not relying, and will not rely, upon any oral representation made by Owner, its agents or employees purporting to modify, add to, or omit from this Agreement.  Occupant understands and agrees that this Agreement may be modified only in writing.  

 

SUCCESSION:  All provisions of this Agreement shall apply to and be binding upon all successors in interest, heirs, assigns or representatives of the parties hereto.  Owner may at any time assign this Agreement or any part of it, resulting in Owner no longer being responsible, or liable, under the terms of this Agreement, and all the covenants, conditions, and obligations of Owner shall be binding on its assignee and its assignee will be entitled to enforce all of the provisions of this Agreement.

 

ENFORCEMENT:  If any part of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable for any reason, in any circumstance, the parties agree that such part shall be enforceable in other circumstances, and that all the remaining parts of this Agreement will be valid and enforceable.

 

NO ALTERATIONS: Occupant shall make no alterations to the interior or exterior of the space without the written permission of the Owner authorizing such alterations. 

 

Do not sign this agreement until you have read it completely, and fully understand it.  This agreement limits the Owner’s liability for loss of or damage to your stored property.  If you have any questions concerning its legal effect, consult your legal advisor. 

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