Reston, VA asked in Estate Planning, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for District of Columbia

Q: Can the renters of the place I am buying get my agents license revoked because I (the buyer ) contacted them?

I am buying a place in DC. The renters have already signed their topa rights away. However i need them to sign the notice to vacate so my bank can move forward. They are supposed to be out the 30th of june. 2 days from now and have agreed. I also went to back to the place to show my GF and the renters looked to be packing up but one still had her whole bedroom intact.when the 30th comes if they are not out i am backing out. the contract is contingent on the place being free of renters.If they arent out what can i do? I contacted them asking them to please sign and explained my predicament and they contacted the sellers agent threatening to get his license revoked. can they do this?

1 Lawyer Answer
Richard Sternberg
Richard Sternberg
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Potomac, MD
  • Licensed in District of Columbia

A: No. You talking to a tenant is not grounds for revocation of your realtor's license. But, it does sound like you need a lawyer in your corner to make things go smoother.

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