Tenant Scenario: Tenant Hold Over


When you're done with all the tasks below, mark that you've completed this checklist.

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Try to prevent this scenario by reminding tenant of the date they need to be out by:

  • Contact tenant 30 days out
  • Contact tenant 15 days out
  • Contact tenant week of

Confirm they will be out on time. Remind them what happens if they do not vacate the premises on time.

Mark complete when done.

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The lease we use stipulates that the landlord has 10 days to get the previous tenant out before the new tenant can terminate the lease.

Go over your terms with any new tenants so if this scenario happens they will not be blind-sided.

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Get your tenant's forwarding address.

This will be the address you mail the remainder of their security/damage deposit to.

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Most tenants will be out several days before the final date they must vacate by. Get the exact date of their move-out.

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If the old tenant is not out on the day they are supposed to be out, immediately post a 3 day demand for compliance.

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Charge the old tenant rent at 110% (or 10% per day) whatever the lease says.

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Don't charge the new tenant rent until they are able to get the keys and actually move it.

You may also consider pro-rating the rent for the days they were inconvenienced or making some other arrangement to smooth things over with them.

Mark complete when done.

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