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I am getting screwed by what is supposed to be a friendand

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I am getting screwed by what is supposed to be a friendand I was wondering is a verbal contract is binding in pa
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Consumer Protection Law
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
Good afternoon. I am Loren, a licensed attorney, and I look forward to helping you.
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
What is the nature of the agreement?
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
Certain contracts are required to be in writing to be enforceable.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
300 bucks a month to rent to own a house and now he wants more money or I am out
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
This is verbal between what I thought was a frwind
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
Lease agreements are not required to be in writing. The tenancy created under those circumstances is month to month.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Opps freind
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
That means that the rent can be raised on one month's notice.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
So is it legal for him to tell me to get out
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
Unfortunately, with the required notice, yes.
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
Both the landlord and tenant can terminate the tenancy upon notice.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
We agreed to 300 a month till it is pay for
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Till it was paid for
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
Until what is paid for?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The property
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
Did you have something in writing for the sale of the property or was it a rental?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Again it is a verbal contract
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
Not enforceable as a verbal agreement per the statute of frauds. Land sale contracts must be in writing. Leases can be verbal.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hell9
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
Hello
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It is a rent to own
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
yes, the lease part is valid as a month to month tenancy, but the contact for sale is unenforceable.
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
Any agreement to sell land must be in writing.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
So I am screwed how long dose he have to give me to leave
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
One month
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
30 days
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
yes
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He said he would give me my monew back so dose he have to or am I screwed there to
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have that in a text massage
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
Get it in writing. He can not force you to leave without getting an order for possession from the court. If you agree to leave voluntarily he may agree to refund some of your money as part of the settlement.
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
Just get any promises in writing.
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
Text message is not sufficient.
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
Are you still with me?
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
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