Navigating Your Lease Exit

Ready to break free from your current lease? Whether you’re moving for a job, upgrading to a larger space, or just ready for a change, we’ve got you covered! In this comprehensive guide, Adrian Trott and Ariel Kormendy will walk you through the ins and outs of how to gracefully exit your lease without breaking the bank or damaging your landlord-tenant relationship.


0:11 – Intro
3:57 – Check with your government regulatory
4:14 – Start with common courtesy
7:20 – Build a good relationship with your landlord
8:07 – The tenant is responsible for the landlord’s cost of finding a new tenant
11:12 – The tenant is allowed to sublet his/her lease and the landlord cannot refuse that right
13:28 – Have an honest conversation with your landlord
15:09 – Your lease is a legal contract you are responsible for
19:04 – Do your best to resolve the situation without getting the court involved
26:16 – Hire a professional
31:50 – Outro/recap


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In 2011, Ariel Kormendy and Adrian Trott formed The Kormendy Trott Team, now often referred to as KT (thanks to our logo!). The foundation of KT is built on providing unmatched value and attention to detail in everything we do. From our ever-expanding, comprehensive list of exclusive services to our expertly trained team, you will receive the highest level of care throughout your entire real estate journey.

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