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Re: tenants not moving when time
by Bryan (Ia)
on June 13, 2012 @06:48
That is why you should never turn over a unit that quickly. What if the the previous T doesn't clean? What if there damage you need to repair?
In Iowa it takes about 3 weeks to evict, so you should always plan on a month between Ts.
How should you handle this???? Carefully.
What are your obligations???? What does your lease say? If nothing, legally you would be in breach of your lease and could be held liable for damages. How much??? Depends on the courts, but you could be held for all the costs of the new T until they find another place, hotel, storage of property, etc......
If you do not have the lease signed yet, don't. If you do or don't, I would be contacting the new T and discussing these possibilities before they become issues, work out some reasonable accommodation and put it in writing, signed by both parties. Maybe something like you only being responsible for prorating the rent....
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