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4 ways to break a lease legally

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10/24/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Within its 16 pages, the TAR Residential Lease addresses legal requirements and sets the terms of the agreement between landlord and tenant. If you use this form in your business, you should know there are four ways this contract can terminate:

  1. When the primary lease term or month-to-month term expires after proper notice has been provided
  2. If the landlord and tenant agree to terminate
  3. If one of the parties breaches the lease
  4. If a situation arises that’s covered by a statute, such as family violence or military deployment.

To learn more about each of these situations, visit the property management page of texasrealestate.com and download presentation materials from the Oct. 22 webinar, “Lease Termination and Special Statutory Rights.”

Categories: Legal, Landlords, Renters
Tags: legal, property management, leasing, residential lease, webinar

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