Zillow Advice: Moving - Ready to put an offer. rent lease term will be over in next 5 months. http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Ready-to-put-an-offer-rent-lease-term-will-be-over-in-next-5-months/504445/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate Does your lease allow you ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Ready-to-put-an-offer-rent-lease-term-will-be-over-in-next-5-months/504445/ Does your lease allow you to sublet? That may be an option if you can't get out early but it would require that you find a temporary tenant for that term. Thu, 01 Aug 2013 00:20:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Ready-to-put-an-offer-rent-lease-term-will-be-over-in-next-5-months/504445/ 2013-08-01T00:20:00Z Thank you for both the replies. ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Ready-to-put-an-offer-rent-lease-term-will-be-over-in-next-5-months/504445/ Thank you for both the replies. This is a managed property and was bought by another company last month. The new management seems not friendly at all which worries me. &nbsp;I will still try to talk and see if they are in fact helpful.<br/>Thanks again for the feedback. Wed, 31 Jul 2013 23:23:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Ready-to-put-an-offer-rent-lease-term-will-be-over-in-next-5-months/504445/ 2013-07-31T23:23:00Z I would imagine the rental ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Ready-to-put-an-offer-rent-lease-term-will-be-over-in-next-5-months/504445/ I would imagine the rental market is competitive and a new tenant could be found.&nbsp; If you have a good relationship with your landlord, it may be worth a conversation. Wed, 31 Jul 2013 16:19:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Ready-to-put-an-offer-rent-lease-term-will-be-over-in-next-5-months/504445/ 2013-07-31T16:19:00Z The first thing to do is ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Ready-to-put-an-offer-rent-lease-term-will-be-over-in-next-5-months/504445/ The first thing to do is check your state laws about breaking a lease early.&nbsp; <br/><br/>Sometimes you can offer two months of rent and pay the costs of finding a new tenant to get out of the lease a bit early.&nbsp;&nbsp; In many states a landlord has to show reasonable effort to find a new tenant, but can charge you the rent through the end of the lease period if they can''t find one.<br/><br/>As landlords, we are much more flexible with someone breaking their lease early if they have been renting from us for several years vs this being the first year of rental.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The costs for turning over a rental can be considerable.<br/><br/><br/><br/> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 23:16:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Ready-to-put-an-offer-rent-lease-term-will-be-over-in-next-5-months/504445/ 2013-07-30T23:16:00Z