Gastonia, NC asked in Landlord - Tenant for North Carolina

Q: Can LL still get 2 months rent when I break the lease if he is going to do a total remodel instead of re-renting?

The new apartment complex owners are not re-renting vacated units, they are totally remodeling them instead in order to get higher rent. Do I still need to pay 2 months rent to break my lease?

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A: If the penalty for breaking a lease is 2 months then you are responsible for two months unless you reach some alternate agreement with your landlord.

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