Am I responsible for rent to the mobile home park if I leave my homeand move?

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Am I responsible for rent to the mobile home park if I leave my homeand move?

Must move to be with family. I am 88 years old and cannot sell my mobile home. I have been trying for years and have lowered my asking price a number of times. I have very little income. What would be the best way to handle this?

Asked on June 24, 2011 under Real Estate Law, Florida

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 10 years ago | Contributor

I am glad that you are taking the next step and moving in with your family at this stage in your life. If you leave the mobile home on the property I am fairly certain that you will still be responsible for then rental of the property.  I would also be worried that the owner of the land would charge you a fee for removal of the home. Do you have a rental agreement?  Then it is what will govern this matter.  If you are considering walking away from the mobile home then consider giving it away or donating it to a charity for their use.  Just make it a condition of the transaction that they cart the home away.  Or just keep lowering the price as something is always better than nothing.  Good luck. 


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