Seattle, WA asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for New Jersey

Q: In New Jersey, can I send a lease termination letter to my month to month tenant simply because I want to sell?

Tenant had been on a one year lease about four years ago, we never renewed or offered renewal and so I believe she is now "month to month" essentially. In New Jersey, can we simply send her a lease termination letter with proper notice? Or do we need "good cause" to do so? We would like to sell the home without a tenant in it. Thank you!

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

A: Yee, you may send such a letter. Be sure that it is given prior to the commencement of the Next month's term. Further it should provide a minimum of 30 days notice to vacate.

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