We have rented a house for 3 1/2 years. It was recently bought by a couple out of state. The property manager told us 2 weeks ago they MAY want us to move out at the end of April. Last weekend he confirmed over the phone that they definitely wanted us to be out by April 30th so that they can renovate. This weekend he asked if we could be a week earlier than that. Yesterday he asked if we could be out by the 15th.
He sent a letter, without mentioning it on the phone, to give us 30 days notice. This would have us leaving on April 23rd.
Going by his initial 'They need you out by April 30th', we signed a lease elsewhere starting April 30th. Does the phone conversation count as a binding contract pre-dating the 30 day notice letter? We have nowhere to go for the 1 1/2 weeks they want us out!