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Dear all, in my rent contract it is stated that I can move out within 1 month notification. I did notify my landlord April 3 and want to move out May 31. He replies that he will not give me security deposit if I will not stay until the end of the contract which is July 31.
Is he allowed to do so?

wezembeekwanderer

Eugene. You have asked three contradictory questions here. Are you a tenant or a landlord.
In answer to this question, it depends what is written in your contract. If you leave early there will be a penalty and paying till end of July seems totally normal and reasonable.
You can always take your contract and go and ask a notary. Then you will get a correct answer for your circumstances.

The lesson here for anyone renting a property is to make sure your contract is correct, your deposit is paid into a blocked account and to get an état de lieu done on arrival and departure.

Apr 10, 2020 23:46
J

What is written in your contract?
What type of contract is it?
What region is the property in?
Oh what fun!

Apr 11, 2020 00:52
anon

Please cut and paste the relevant paragraph of your contract here so that we can see what the language says. If it is anything like a standard Beglian rental contract, it will not say that you (sic) "can move out within 1 month notification".

Apr 11, 2020 09:56
J

If you don't give us the basic information about the contract, there's no way that anyone can give you any advice that is useful.

Apr 16, 2020 08:41