Your lease end day is near but still need few more days to move into your new place? Worry not! It is common problem maximum of renters faced during their transition from one apartment to the next.
Therefore, Bivocalbirds put together some suggestions you can use to solve the issue. Frankly, the best ideal solution is to try first ask for an extension on your current lease, then putting all your stuff into the storage room and begging your friend for a guest bed or couch to spend the days.
Ask your landlord
If you are being a model tenant and have a good relationship with your current house owner, you will have a better chance of getting an extension. In case, there is not a new tenant in line to get into your apartment, you can just get a lease extension so your house owner isn’t out any money.
The important thing you have consider while you asking is to be professional. You will be getting the favor, so it wiser to be polite and courteous and willing to negotiate.
Put it in writing
If you can it will better to submit a formal lease extension letter which include all the required information, like:
1. Your name, current address and contact details.
2. Date of lease extension request.
3. The length of the lease extension.
4. Reasons for extension.
5. Date you need a decision, usually 10 days to two weeks.
If you put your request in writing, it keeps a record of any issue that arises during the extension period.