We were going to rent out house and after finding someone to rent that has signed the lease agreement with our property manager, we have to back out due to unforseen circumstances. Should there be any issue with this at this time?
Assuming the property manager was acting as your agent, on your behalf, and with your permission to do so--you are now bound in contract and could be liable for breach of contract and any subsequent damages the renter may have as a result.
However, it sounds early in the processs. It is possible the a Charlotte landlord tenant attorney can negotiate with the renter, or find a NC statute that allows you to void the lease.
Recommend you contact a local attorney immediately. His/Her review and recommendations or actions may save you thousands in the end.
Best of luck.
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The signature of your agent acting on your behalf is valid just as if you signed the lease yourself. They new tenant can't make you leave, but they may have an action for damages. Call a lawyer before the situation gets worse.
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