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You get your house key(s) whenever you sign the lease. Normally your lease is not prepared until you've worked out your first month's rent and any deposits that are required. In most states the landlord must give you the keys to the front door of your house. If this happens you have the right to change any of the other locks without your landlord's permission, but not the lock of which your landlord gave you the key.
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Answer As you know a signed lease is a contract between you and the landlord and unless you are lucky enough to have an understanding landlord and you have a very, very… good reason to break this contract then you are responsible for the agreement in that contract. Usually people have to pay the first and last months rent and possibly a damage deposit and you may lose that. You have tied up the landlord from renting to someone else, so it would be to your best interest to offer to let him/her keep the first months rent. Talk to the new landlord and hopefully your reasons for not moving in are valid and you just haven't found a better place to move too. You may just get lucky.
Is it illegal to sign the lease for your own apartment if you are already on a lease with your boyfriend but you move out?
Answer No. But, you will still be responsible for your share of the previous lease unless the landlord/rental agency (not the the other leasees)… agree to release you from your obligation.
If you have signed a six month lease can the landlord want to move back into the house after one month?
The landlord can only seek possession during a fixed term of a tenancy (for example the first six months of a shorthold tenancy) on the grounds shown in italic type. … Mandatory grounds - for which the landlord must have advised the tenant in writing before the tenancy began that s/he might be seeking possession: * Your landlord used to live in the house and wants it back (at least two months notice must be given) * The house has been repossessed and the mortgage company need to sell the house with vacant possession (at least two months notice must be given) * Your house is needed for a minister of religion and you were given notice of this when you moved in (at least two months notice must be given) * The tenancy is for a fixed term of not more than eight months and within a year before you moved in the house was let as a holiday home (at least two weeks notice must be given) * The tenancy is for a fixed term of not more than 12 months and within a year of moving in the house was let to students by the place where they were studying and you were given written notice of this before you moved in (at least two weeks notice must be given).
They have violated the lease contract and can be held liable for damages.
You would be liable for the cost of the rent and the fees in your lease for breaking the lease. Your landlord can also successfully sue you to recover damages to re adve…rtise the place. Your landlord also has a duty to mitigate his damages, and to find a replacement tenant as quickly as possible. Unless you have a good cause to not move in; you will be stuck with these costs. A good cause would be unable to have quiet enjoyment of the house, anything structurally wrong with the house, or you can prove you will not be safe living in that house.
That would depend on the terms of the lease.
Your tenancy begins as soon as the home is "handed" over to you, as signaled by the passing of the key(s) to the unit, not upon the signing of the lease. So if your land…lord doesn't give you the key, you can rescind your agreement and demand your money back if you paid it.
The handing over of the key is the symbology of the handing over of the rental unit. The landlord can do this at any stage of the rental of the apartment, but it is normal pro…cedure to do so upon payment of all move-in costs (that is, rent, security, etc.) and the signing of the lease.
If you signed, the lease is binding. You don't have to move in, but you do have to pay the rent. The landlord has an obligation to try to rent the place, but until he does, yo…u have to pay.
Being on a lease has nothing to do with it. If they are living there, lease or not, you have to evict them as you would someone who was already on the lease. first, give them …written notice and follow through with your states eviction process.
They can ask, and some people might do it, but you don't have to, unless the deposit is written into the lease.
Yes it is possibly to break the contract however you will most likely have to pay a penalty fee for breaking the contract.
The landlord has an obligation to try to rent to someone else. If he does not, the tenant owes the rent for every month until the lease naturally expires.
Normally leases are not signed until the day of moving. If the home was not ready to be moved into then the landlord should not be presenting the lease to be signed, and the t…enant should not sign it until such dwellings is ready.
Can landlord keep 1st mth rent if tenant has already signed lease and have keys and then decides tenant can't move in?
no take him o court that is illegal all the way
A lease IS a contract. If you did not sign it, you do not have a lease.
Normally a lease is not signed until the deposit has been paid. So if you do sign the lease when you have not moved in or paid the deposit, you have the advantage and are prob…ably not obliged to continue the tenancy.