Do Lease Agreements Need to Be Notarized in Florida?

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Do Lease Agreements Need to Be Notarized in Florida?

No, lease agreements do not need to be notarized in Florida, regardless of the duration of the lease. Landlords and tenants can agree to get a lease notarized if they prefer but it is not required in order for the lease to be legally binding.

No, lease agreements do not need to be notarized in Florida, regardless of the duration of the lease. Landlords and tenants can agree to get a lease notarized if they prefer but it is not required in order for the lease to be legally binding.

However, it is recommended that lease agreements that exceed one (1) year are signed by the landlord in the presence of two subscribing witnesses to ensure legal enforceability.

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