New Mexico

Do you own a rental property? Write your leases quickly and easily with these affordable New Mexico Residential Lease Forms. Fixed term lease contracts and tenancy at will agreements available.

The obligations of landlords and tenants are governed by the New Mexico Owner-Resident Relations Act, local housing regulations, and the provisions of the lease or rental contract. But the provisions of the lease (and any rules and regulations drawn up by the landlord) must be fair and reasonable in order to be enforceable. The landlord is required by law to draw up a written contract setting out the terms of the rental.

Under New Mexico law, the landlord is responsible for providing proper containers for trash, garbage and other waste, and for arranging for its removal. The landlord must also take steps to prevent insect and rodent infestations, and to arrange and pay for extermination of any infestations that occur, unless the tenant caused the infestation.
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New Mexico Agreement to Terminate Lease Early

Cancel a tenant's lease before the expiry of the term with this New Mexico Agreement for Early Termination of Lease form.

  • This form is not for evictions. It can only be used when both the landlord and tenant agree to terminate the lease early.
  • This Agreement is for residential tenants only. You must use a different form for commercial rental properties.
  • The tenant must still give the landlord written .....

New Mexico Fixed Term Residential Lease Agreement

Lease a house or apartment in New Mexico to a tenant with this Fixed Term Residential Lease Agreement.

The lease runs for a fixed term, such as 1 year. The Lease Agreement contains standard conditions covering residential rentals such as:
  • when and how the rent is to be paid;
  • security deposit and late charges;
  • responsibilities of each of the parties for maintenance and repairs;
  • abandonment of the property by the tenant;
  • assignment o.....

New Mexico Lease Co-Signer Agreement

NM landlords, if you are signing a lease with a tenant who is a minor (such as a student), make sure a parent or guardian of the tenant executes this New Mexico Lease Co-signer Agreement.

The co-signer agrees to:
  • allow the landlord to run a credit check on the co-signer,
  • guarantee that the tenant complies with the rental agreement,
  • guarantee the payment of rent.
This New Mexico Lease Co-signer Agreement is provided in MS Word.....

New Mexico Permission Agreement to Sublet or Assign Lease

Get your landlord's consent to assign your lease or sublet your rental unit for the rest of the lease term with this New Mexico Permission Agreement to Sublet or Assign Lease.

  • The new tenant must meet the landlord's requirements, and the landlord must give its written approval of the new tenant.
  • The form contains clauses for either an assignment of the lease or a sublease of the premises.
  • The landlord has the option to hold the existing tenant responsib.....

New Mexico Rental Agreement for Residential Premises

Do you own a house or apartment in New Mexico that you want to rent to a tenant? If you said yes, then you need this Rental Agreement template for a residential rental premises.

  • The Agreement establishes what is called a "periodic tenancy" because it runs from rental period to rental period (month to month or week to week).
  • The tenant must pay late fees if the rent is not paid on time, and a charge for any returned checks.
  • The tenant is responsible for yar.....

New Mexico Residential Lease Extension

Extend the term of a tenant's lease with this New Mexico Residential Lease Extension Agreement.

  • The landlord and tenant must both agree to extend the lease term for an additional period.
  • The lease cost now becomes a monthly rental payment for the duration of the extended term.
  • All other provisions of the original lease which are not amended in the Extension Agreement remain the same.
  • This Agreement is only for residential tenancies. For commercial .....

New Mexico Residential Sublease Agreement

New Mexico tenants, sublease the property you are renting with this Sublease Agreement for residential rental units.

  • The sublease requires the consent of the landlord.
  • The subtenant must pay the rent, the utilities and a damage deposit.
  • The subtenant must keep the premises in clean and good condition.
  • The subtenant cannot assign the sublease without the consent of both the landlord and the original tenant.
  • The sublease includes a Prem.....

New Mexico Tenant Agreement for Alterations to Rental Unit

New Mexico tenants, get your landlord's consent to do alterations to your rental unit with this Agreement for Tenant Alterations.

  • The tenant must use only the materials and procedures agreed to by the landlord.
  • The tenant waives all claims against the landlord for injury, loss or damage suffered as a result of the work.
  • This template contains alternate provisions regarding ownership of the alterations at the end of the tenancy, depending on whether the alter.....