Do lease agreements need to be notarized in Maryland?

This question is about Maryland Residential Lease Agreement

Do lease agreements need to be notarized in Maryland?

No, lease agreements do not need to be notarized in Maryland. As long as they are agreed upon, or written leases are signed by both parties, a lease is a valid contract.

The landlord and tenant can request to have the lease notarized if they wish, but it is not required in order for the lease to be binding in Maryland.

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