Galax, VA asked in Contracts, Estate Planning, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Virginia

Q: My landlord has given me a 60 day notice to leave as he “wants to sell” the home. We have been here a year and lease is

About to expire. I’ve talked with previous tenants and the landlord has done the same to them and refused offers that was given to buy. What can I do to stay?

1 Lawyer Answer
Steven Krieger
Steven Krieger
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Arlington, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: It depends on the specific language in your lease agreement. If there's a provision that permits the owner to terminate the agreement for purposes of a sale, then you're in a more difficult position. I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to hep if you'd ie to hire an attorney. Good luck.

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