Q: We live in a house and our lease expired and we’re assuming we were now on a month to month lease. We would like to know
How much time we have to give our landlord before we can move out? Our lease says nothing about what happens at the end of the lease or if it expires. It also says nothing about a set amount of time we need to give her before we move out. It’s very barebones it seems.
A: Assuming your rent was due every month (e.g., on the first day of each month) you would have a month-to-month tenancy following the expiration of the agreed upon lease term. Because nothing is mentioned in your lease regarding notice, the default rule is that you may terminate your tenancy by providing notice to your landlord, or your landlord's agent, not less than 21 days prior to the end of the month. See C.R.S. 13-40-107 for more details.
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