North Salt Lake, UT asked in Real Estate Law, Agricultural Law and Landlord - Tenant for Utah

Q: can I cancel my rental agreement when I sell my property or does the rental agreement continue on with the new owner

this is a rental agreement on farm ground

1 Lawyer Answer
Kenneth Prigmore
Kenneth Prigmore
  • Spanish Fork, UT
  • Licensed in Utah

A: The answer to your question will normally be found in your rental agreement. If you don't have anything in the agreement that specifically allows you to cancel if you sell, then you will normally be expected to fulfill the terms of the contract. As this is for farm ground, you don't have the same rules as a personal residence, so you may find that you can easily terminate the agreement without any cause.

If you aren't sure what your contract offers, I recommend you have an attorney look at it.

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