The following notice to vacate form should be used in the case where a tenant wishes to give notice to a landlord when vacating a property. If you are a landlord, you might consider the inclusion of this form with your original lease agreement so that the notice requirements are clear. In fact, the three following forms are a great packet for any new lease:
As a tenant who needs to vacate a rental property, you might wonder what is needed to do so. Most landlords will allow an informal notification such as e-mail, phone, or fax, but some will dictate a notice requirement that is more strict. You should always refer to your lease with regard to this notice requirement to be sure that you are covered when you decide to vacate a property and don’t get stuck with an otherwise avoidable penalty. What will some landlords require when you decide to vacate?:
- Written notice
- Written notice mailed via certified mail
- Verbal Notice
- Electronic Notice (any form)
The most important aspect of a notice to vacate a rental will be the time frame (typically a specific number of days). Be CERTAIN that you are giving at least the set number of days notice. There is generally no flexibility here. If you The following Notice to Vacate document should cover most needs. There are specific fields to fill in such as your name, the unit that you are renting, reason for moving (usually unnecessary), along with the forwarding information assuming there will a return of a security deposit.