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alishagreen, Home Owner in San Francisco, CA

If an apartment has been vacant for 2 weeks and a prospective tenant isn't ready to start the lease for another month, should I negotiate the

Asked by alishagreen, San Francisco, CA Wed Feb 20, 2013

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Are you asking as the manager/owner? If so then yes, negotiate the start of the lease. The tenant can move in any time after the start and might appreciate not having to do it all at once.
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Jed Lane, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
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It's common that new tenants will move in at least 30 days out if they are required to give 30 days notice to their present landlord. You may want to offer a reduced rate for the first couple of weeks or so to motivate the tenant to begin moving in before their current lease commitment is over.
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