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We originally had a lease set up and signed by a property

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We originally had a lease set up and signed by a property management company and our tenant. the property management company signed a written agreement with the tenant
for install of laminate by the end of july. We originally agreed by phone that we would put in laminate in the second bedroom. We fired the management company and now need to do a lease agreement between us and the tenant does the written agreement stay in effect for the laminate or can we rescind on it.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  socallegalwork replied 3 months ago.

Hello. I believe I can assist you. Although the property manager is on the lease, they signed as your agent (the owner's agent). So that lease remains in effect and is enforceable.

One thing you will likely want to do is consider amending the lease (or following whatever procedure is set forth in the lease) to update contact information for you or the new manager in case the tenant needs to write to you, provide you with a notice or get hold of you or your new property manager.

If you want to change your obligations re the laminate under the lease BEFORE it expires, you will need to mutually agree to amend the lease with the tenant.

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