Yes, both partners must sign the documents. Mandatory for legal status. What happens if I am offered a lease in a one-bedroom apartment and the landlord then says she offered it to someone else within 24 hours? There are few places in the United States that recognize an oral lease. In most states, unless you have received a written lease to sign, I believe the oral offer can be withdrawn. If the first approved applicant does not respond in the desired manner within a certain period of time, the landlord will often move on to the next approved applicant on the list. Even if you follow the right time and instructions before signing, there may be circumstances in which it can be revoked. The leases you will occupy (or continue to occupy) this rent for the duration of the contract. However, you may just want to be with them in advance and ask them if they could be generous and allow you to terminate the agreement prematurely and without punishment. It is not necessary to refuse the signature, but it will be good to have a power of attorney letter from your wife in this regard as you have the right to sign all documents in her name as the only signature. Confirm if the lease was between the company and you (owner), if so, if one or both partners signed the contract. We signed a lease and then gave the landlord our deposit on 9/10; We met on 14.10. to check for loose ends that should be approached and held before moving in on 15.10.

It was clear that several building code violations had not been committed, as well as the basic cleaning of carpets and the house. The landlord became very defensive, calling her husband (who is NOT on the lease) and then saying she wanted to terminate the lease. She asked me for the key and I told her she would get it if I received my money ($2300 she deposited). My husband said I was rude and gave him the key…