Landlord and Tenant Rights and Responsibilities

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Question: We moved into a home in Nov. 2014. With a 2 year lease. The owner recently told us he is selling the house but that whoever buys it will have to honor the duration of the lease. Is this true?

Answer: Yes. Generally a new owner would 'take' the house subject to the existing lease.

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  • We moved into a home in Nov. 2014. With a 2 year lease. The owner recently told us he is selling the house but that whoever buys it will have to honor the duration of the lease. Is this true?

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