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Posted about 1 year ago.

Thank you for your response. The Owner didn't put his initials or a name, but he did include a confidentiality notice on the bottom of each of his emails. The Property Manager either put her name or a full signature on her emails. I discussed signing an extension for one year with the Owner. He agreed and told me to contact the Property Manager. I contacted the Property Manager and she replied asking the exact date I wanted the new lease to end. I told her one year from when the current lease ended and she sent me an email response saying that was okay.

James Carl Eschen III
James Carl Eschen III, Landlord / Tenant Lawyer - Santa Cruz, CA
Posted about 1 year ago.

At this point, whether you agreed to an extension or only agreed that you would later sign an extension agreement is not clear. A lawyer would have to look at the emails themselves. Even then, whether you intended your emails to be legally binding would be ambiguous.