Saint Paul, MN asked in Landlord - Tenant for Minnesota

Q: My lease is up June 1. My landlord already listed my home and wants to start showings. Its only March.....Can I say no?

Showings...do I have to allow it? I'm new to this state and the last state we lived in didn't require we allow the landlord to show the property. I have no problem with it, but not now while I'm in the middle of spring break, family visits and kids activities. I don't want the stress of constant cleaning and scheduling showings while I'm busy with other activities so soon. My husband is deployed overseas and I have 4 kids....it's a lot of stress. Just curious. Thank you.

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1 Lawyer Answer

Joseph A. Gangi

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  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Mankato, MN
  • Licensed in Minnesota

A: The landlord may enter for any legitimate business purpose, which includes showing the property to a potential buyer, after making a good faith effort to give you notice.

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