Can I back out of an apartment? I haven’t paid the deposit or signed the lease. I only paid the application fees.?
I decided not move out of parents home because it’s more convenient for my parents and me. You can say I got cold feet.
I know I will not get my application fee refunded.
- JohnLv 42 months ago
Of course. An application fee isn't any sort of agreement
- Christin KLv 72 months ago
Sure. You can back out. You haven't signed anything.
- sunshine_melLv 72 months ago
If you've signed nothing, you're not required to move or pay anything else.
- babyboomer1001Lv 72 months ago
Yes, you can - you are not obligated by an application alone. And no you won't get your application fee back. It has likely been spent running a background check, etc.Source(s): Certified Paralegal, with 25+ years' experience & with Landlord & Tenant law experience.
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- JudyLv 72 months ago
ys, you are not committed to renting.
- Beverly SLv 72 months ago
As long as you haven't signed the lease you can back out. However you probably won't get the application fee back.
- Anonymous2 months ago
If you haven't signed anything you can change your mind.
- Coffee DrinkerLv 72 months ago
You don't get a refund of the application fee, but you can't be held liable if you haven't signed the lease.
If the landlord gets mad or threatens to sue you, just tell them to go to you know where. They won't sue you, and if they're stupid enough to try they will lose.
- curtisports2Lv 72 months ago
If you didn't sign the contract, there is no contract.
- TavyLv 72 months ago
Yes you can. You have not signed the lease.