Quarryville, PA asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Pennsylvania

Q: can a new owner of my auctioned off rental apartment of 36 yrs. kick me out without notice?

1 Lawyer Answer
Nellie T Schulz
Nellie T Schulz
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Philadlephia, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: When real property which is subject to an existing lease or leases is sold, the leases remain as part of the real property for the entire remaining term of each lease. If the term of a particular lease is month-to-month, then the new owner may terminate the month-to-month lease with at least 30 days prior written notice. It is possible that an existing lease contains a provision stating that the particular lease may terminate if the real property is sold, but most leases don't contain such a provision.

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