Palatine, IL asked in Landlord - Tenant for Alabama

Q: We have signed a lease in the state of alabama for a townhouse that is newly built.

The problem is the landlord is trying to sell to a buyer even though the contract has already been signed and the lease starts in 11 days.

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William Vann Burkett
William Vann Burkett
  • Huntsville, AL
  • Licensed in Alabama

A: Without reviewing the lease and the relevant documents it is impossible to give a complete answer. Generally, the buyer of a rental property will be subject to any valid leases signed before the transaction took place. This is dependent on the text of the relevant documents. You should contact a lawyer local to the property in question to review the documents and advise you as to your legal rights.

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