Monroe, NC asked in Landlord - Tenant for New Jersey

Q: In NJ if a tenant is renting with no lease and the property is sold, how much notice must a Landlord give to vacate?

My property in Lawrenceville Twp., NJ was recently sold. The tenant has been living without a lease for over a year, pending sale of the home. Initially the tenant was going to purchase the property but did not qualify, so he has been living without a lease. Now, the house has been sold and the buyer wants to close in 30 days. Online research says only 30 days notice is needed, but we were told 60 days. Which is correct?

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Morris Leo Greb
Morris Leo Greb
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Rockaway, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: 30 Days. However, the notice must be given before the monthly term commences.

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