RENTALS & THE MILITARY

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Washington State and Federal Laws state that a member of the armed forces may terminate a lease mid-term if the tenant is reassigned or deployed.  This option to terminate a lease extends to spouses and dependents of the member of the armed forces.  The law requires the tenant to promptly provide a copy of the notice of reassignment or deployment to the landlord and termination will occupy 30 days after the next rental payment’s due date.  A current tenant who enters military service after signing a lease may also have the right to terminate the lease prior to its expiration.

We are here to help you and your clients comply with all aspects of rental laws. Please contact us for further assistance!

There are no warranties, express or implied, including fitness for a particular purpose, made with respect to this communication. Nothing found herein should be construed as an attempt to offer or render a legal opinion or otherwise engage in the practice of law. You should obtain the advice of an attorney well versed in these matters.

About Coldwell Banker Bain Property Management

As residential property managers for Coldwell Banker Bain Property Management Division, we manage single family residences, individual condominium units and small apartment complexes in the greater Puget Sound region. We serve Seattle, Tacoma, Anacortes, Marysville, Bainbridge Island, Lynnwood, Everett, Redmond, Bellevue and many other cities in Washington State. We also offer full service commercial property management.
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