I just signed a lease to rent a home in Spring Hill Florida will be moving physically in on the 15th of December the neighbors have advised me that's the home has a repaired sinkhole under the house and a unrepaired sinkhole in the yard the landlord has never disclosed this information to me do I have the right to break the lease there is also repairs in the home that was supposed to be done before December 15th the repairs have not been done yet the landlord has $1,900 of my money which he has already cashed the check what do I do
You have to be very careful here, as one wrong move could cost a a LOT of money.
You MIGHT be able to use this (as yet unsubstantiated) information about the sinkholes to avoid the Lease you have already signed (FYI, not very likely the uncompleted "repairs" will help - UNLESS they are specifically INCLUDED in the Lease, which my GUESS is they are "conveniently" not); but there is really NOTHING anyone can do to help you here on line, sorry.
if you do not want to move in I STRONGLY suggest you consult with a good local tenants Attorney ASAP, one who can review your Lease, investigate the facts (i.e., has the sinkhole been REPAIRED to Code), and speak with the neighbors, and the Landlord to get their side of the story - and THEN advise you accordingly.
Hope this helps.
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As Gary said, you could possibly get out of the lease if you are leasing the home that includes the yard and the yard is not usable/safe due to the sink hole and it was not disclosed. But you will need to retain an attorney to review the situation and your lease.
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This is a tricky situation as there is nothing confirming what your neighbor said and I get the impression that you have leaped on this as you want to get out of the lease for other reasons. If you expect to even talk about getting out of the lease, you will need to retain a lawyer to make sure this doesn't go sideways as its can be a very expensive proposition otherwise.
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