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I prepaid 6 mths lease, no discounts, less than 30day, under

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I prepaid 6 mths lease, no discounts, less than 30day, under contract buys a condo at a good price. Lanlord had her own agreement made that 60days notice and revoke lease agreement : 3 months rent. Legally, If I hire a lawyer, can I as a tenant win. they refuse to let me sub-let out or turn down applicants I sent them by email. Pls help
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for using JustAnswer. I am Loren and I will do whatever I can to answer your question and provide you excellent service.

Before we begin, a bit more detail would be helpful please.

Did you sign the agreement requiring 60 days notice?

Thank you.

Loren
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Yes, and sat showing, sunday sign lease, and they left for Bozeman for work, school. Happen on Oct, 3rd,2013. Refuse to let me sublet out, saying they are the owners and will like to find own tenant. 2 days later Friday afternoon, email said fulfill your lease terms since you are prepaid, or leave dec 31st, and lose your 3 months prepaid rent. There must be a law that protects good tenants. Was a homeowner, hse sold, rent it from them quickly.

Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
Thank you. Just so I understand, you can cancel the lease on 60 days notice? Why would they keep 3 months if you can cancel on 60 days? It would seem as if they were entitled to no more than 2 months.

Thank you.

Loren

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