CONTRACT & TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF HIRE FOR HOMESTAGING

As per INITIAL INVOICE NUMBER:

PARTIES to this AGREEMENT

HIRER:

ChiQ Home Staging and Design

HOMESTAGING PROPERTY LOCATION:

This is a contract for the hire of furniture, accessories and art (“ the Goods”) together with a provision of labour to place and style these items at the Property collectively known as ‘Homestaging’ ChiQ agrees to hire the Goods to the Hirer with effect from the date of the contract (“ the Commencement Date”).

COMPLETION OF THIS AGREEMENT
ChiQ will begin to prepare and select furniture, accessories and art (“the Goods”) on acceptance of the quote; however ChiQ will only hold these Goods for your Homestaging for 48 hours unless this agreement has been signed, completed and returned to ChiQ.

ACCESS & ACCESS ARRANGEMENTS:
The Hirer shall allow ChiQ, or their agents, entry to the Property including keys, alarm codes and access details, to deliver, inspect, photograph and remove the Goods from the Property if a representative of the Hirer will not be present during these times.

GATE CODE: (Hirer to Complete)
ALARM CODE: (Hirer to Complete)
KEY /ACCESS ARRANGEMENTS: (Hirer to Complete)

DELIVERY, SET UP & COLLECTION
The cost of Delivery and Collection of the Goods is included within the Initial Hire Fee, the Goods hired are what ChiQ believes, in their professional opinion, to be the appropriate Goods for the situation, however, once Delivery has commenced if subsequent changes are required by the Hirer, then an additional charge will be payable. These changes include, but are not limited to, moving the Goods from one property to another, moving the Goods within the same address or the Hirer requiring changes or additions to the Goods installed.

INITIAL HIRE PERIOD
Hireage is for a minimum non-refundable period of One Month, from the Commencement Date. No refund of the Initial Hire Fee will be given should the Hirer cancel this agreement or request removal of the Goods during the Initial Hire Period.

COMMENCEMENT DATE: XX/XX/XX
END OF INITIAL HIRE PERIOD: XX/XX/XX

INITIAL HIRE FEE
$0000.00(incl GST) The Hirer will pay ChiQ Initial Hire Fee which must be paid in advance.

EXTENSION OF HIRE PERIOD:
Should the Hirer wish to extend this agreement beyond the Initial Hire Period then One Weeks notice is required from the Hirer to ChiQ requesting an extension. If the Hirer has not made contact with ChiQ one week prior to the End of Hire Period then ChiQ will make a reasonable attempt to contact the Hirer to discuss collection of the Goods or an extension of the Hire Period. If two working days, prior to the end of the Hire Period, the Hirer has not indicated whether they would like to extend the hire or have the Goods collected, then this agreement automatically renews for one week and the Hirer will be invoiced accordingly. The minimum extension period is one week and part weeks will be charged at the weekly rate, which is a ¼ of the one month initial hire fee. All relevant terms and conditions of this agreement remain in place during any period of extended hire covered by subsequent additional invoice numbers.

PAYMENT OF HIRE FEES, INTEREST AND COLLECTION COST
All Initial Hire Fees are payable in full at least 48 hours in advance of the Commencement Date, Hire Fees associated with the extension of the Hire Period are payable in advance of the extended period. ChiQ will not deliver the Goods without this contract being signed and without proof of payment. ChiQ may exercise their right to take possession of the Goods already in place if this requirement is not met. In the event that payment of the hire fee is not made on the due date, ChiQ reserves the right to charge interest at the rate of 2.0% per month on the outstanding balance due, from the due date of the payment. Should ChiQ engage an agent for the collection of items owned by ChiQ or outstanding debts, the Hirer agrees to pay for the cost of collection, including solicitor’s fees that may be incurred in addition to the outstanding debt.

CANCELLATION:
Cancellation of this Hire Agreement 5 working days prior to the Commencement Date will attract an Administration Fee equal to 10% of the total value of the Initial Hire Fee. Cancellation of this Hire Agreement within 5 working days of the Commencement Date will attract an Administration Fee equal to 20% of the total value of the Initial Hire Fee. Cancellation of this Hire Agreement on or after the Commencement Date will result in no refund.

INSURANCE
All hired items are not to be covered by ChiQ insurance while at the Property against loss or accidental damage.

The Hirer is required to notify Homebase of any loss or damage to the Goods within 24 hours of discovery.

Where the Hirer has done anything that affects the furniture and ChiQ has suffered loss or damage, the Hirer is obligated to pay any liability resulting from this.

HIRER RESPONSIBILITY:
The Hirer agrees that the Goods are for display purposes only and cannot be used for any other purpose than that intended.
Hired items shall not be moved or relocated within the Property or removed by the Hirer from the Property without prior approval from ChiQ. The Hirer shall keep the Goods in good order. In the event of loss or damage or soiling of the Goods in any way caused by the Hirer removing the Goods from the Property or using the goods for a use other than intended or neglect, the Hirer will be liable to pay ChiQ the cost of the repairs or the value of the said items, as assessed by ChiQ, whichever is the lesser amount and shall not exceed the retail price of the said items at the Commencement Date of the Initial Hire Period. In addition if the Goods are lost or damaged or soiled by the Hirer, the Hirer shall pay hire charges equal to the Initial Hire Fee rate, until restitution is made. Placement of cups, vases, or additional items by the Hirer, which may cause damage to any surface of the Goods, is not permitted. The Goods shall remain the property of ChiQ and the Hirer shall not charge, sell, exchange, pledge or part possession with the items. Should ChiQ be required to store furniture on behalf of the Hirer, ChiQ will not be liable for any loss, theft or damage or hold any insurance over the Hirers goods while it is in ChiQ possession.

SUITABILITY:
No Warranty is given by Homebase as to the fitness of the Goods for any purpose and no liability arising from any unsuitability of such of the goods is accepted by ChiQ. ChiQ shall not be liable for any consequential loss or losses due to any failure of the Goods.

PACK UP & COLLECTION
ChiQ will not be liable for removing or making good any minor damage caused by the installation of the Goods that is reasonable in the circumstances. Minor damage includes, but is not limited to, holes left from nails, screws or picture hooks left from the removal of pictures, art or mirrors, any marks caused to floors created by the movement of furniture after placement by ChiQ, or its Agents, and removing indentations from carpets where the Goods have been on display.