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I have two questions: 1. Is a verbal lease agreement between…

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Hi! I have two questions:
1. Is a verbal lease agreement between a tenant and a landlord binding?
2. If that verbal lease agreement is then put into a written contract can the start date be back dated to when the
verbal agreement was made was initiated?
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Without anything in writing, there would be a month to month tenancy. If the parties want to reduce and materialize it to writing, they can and backdate it to reflect the start and end date and terms and conditions.

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