moving a tenent out (month to month lease)

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Hello BP! I am a new landlord and I just rented out my condo on a month to month lease. It hasn't been a month and I am already having issues. I really want her out and I wanted to know what is the right way to do it. She just signed the lese and I want to give her a 3o day notice to leave. Is this the right thing to do?

So I know I can't get in to everything her but she was upset because there was no fixtures over the sliding door. (she wanted blinds but I told her to use curtains. Is it mandatory to have window blinds on every window? Also just for the record we placed blinds on all the windows (except for the sliding glass door so she can put curtains up) . so because of this she was  upset and sent an email saying she put in her 30 day notice. Does anyone have any suggestions? Thank you...

JR

she gave you 30 day notice start looking for new tenant,fyi a shade for slider is $50 

@Jamelia Rabsatt It sounds like you got your wish, if she put in her 30 day notice then acknowledge it by sending her your move-out letter.  We send a letter confirming the final day of tenancy when the keys will be returned, and cleaning requirements (from the rental agreement). 

On another note, getting a set of blinds from Home Depot or Lowes is $50 well spent to make a tenant happy and finish the home in preparation of a new tenant.  Unless there serious other issues I'd offer to cover the window and keep collecting rent rather than go through the expense of turnover.

If she gave you a 30 day notice send a letter of acceptance and start advertising for a new tenant.  Use this as a learning experience.  Make sure you inspect the property and give back any deposit she is due promptly.  With such a short turnover it should be pretty clean.  Look for a longer term tenant next time.

All this over window treatments?

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