How can I get out of my lease without fees?

I moved into this place in 3 months ago and I don’t like it. It is too small and doesn’t look like the model promised on-line. The gate is closed sometimes, not always. Neighbors are constantly heard fighting with one another. I just want out.

Asked on November 1, 2011 under Real Estate Law, Florida

Answers:

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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

Whether or not you have grounds to terminate your lease without any further obligation depends upon what the written lease states in that it controls the obligations owed to you by the landord and vice versa in the absence of conflicting state law.

From what you have  written, there does not seem to be a basis for you to end the lease as the result of what the landlord may or may not have done. If you are on a month-to-month lease you can end it by giving the landlord written notice of your intent to end it.

I suggest that you consult with a landlord tenant attorney about the issue you are writing about. Good luck.


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