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    any ideas on the wording for a 30 day notice to my landlord??
    been renting for 2 years and havent had a lease for the last year think he's trying to sell it but he doesnt tell me that he is i got a better offer for a bigger house for $100 less any ideas would be great havent ever been month to month before
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    You are no longer under any obligation to him. BUT I would be very nice to hime to help to get your security deposit back. Dear Mr. Landlord (name), Thank you so much for renting me this home. I have been very comfortable living here these past two years (blah, blah, gush it up a little), but unfortunately I have another obligation that is forcing me to move on (maybe closer to work or something). I will be moving on (this date), can we schedule a walk through the home so that I can arrange to get my security deposit, as I need the money for my new move. Thank you blah blah
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    • all of the answers below are well said on how to write your notice. BUT what is most important is to WHEN you give your landlord your thirty day notice. MAKE SURE to either hand deliver or have post marked the 30th or 31st of the previous month. Thay way when your landlord receives the "30-Day Notice" (along with your last months rent) it will be dated and delivered with 30-days left..... the end

      by evilfair88 - 11 hours ago

    • Technically, all you need to do is date the document and state "I am giving you 30 days notice per our mutual agreement. My last date of occupancy will be ________. Thank you **Good idea to either send this certified or have him sign 2 copies (one for you and one for him). Also include a new address and phone for you.

      by Lori - 11 hours ago

    • I, (your name) am notifiying in writing that I am giving 30 days notice and will be moving out (on what date)/. My new address will be (so he can send you your deposit back) or forward you any bills like electric and phone. Signed Your Name

      by Ask M - 11 hours ago

    • If you have a copy of the original lease -- review it to know what is required and simply draft a statement using the same language. That lets everyone know you are doing your homework and if questions arise you are doing what was written by the landlord. This takes most of the pressure off and issues get resolved. Remember: keep it SIMPLE

      by aloha-kane@sbcglobal.net - 11 hours ago

    • I just dealt with a situation like this. Usually, (depending on your state) if you are renting month to month with no lease a 30 day notice isn't necessary. It's usually 10 to 14 days. Just let him know that you are formally giving notice to vacate his property in X amount of days. Look online for your states specific rental laws.

      by jodi c - 11 hours ago

    • I certainly hope you are not my second floor tenant, because we depend on your rent money to just about break even with the bills for the property, and without you, we're in financial trouble.

      by Barney Blake - 11 hours ago

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