Is it legal to advertise a house for rent, stating that is has been remodeled, when it actually hasn't been? Or lie about available date?

My realtor has posted the house I am renting on an advertising site and I still have 2 months left in the lease. I have randoms showing up, snooping. Ad says it will be ready during my lease time and that it has been "remodeled" with "fresh paint and floors". The actuality is that the realtor

My realtor has posted the house I am renting on an advertising site and I still have 2 months left in the lease. I have randoms showing up, snooping. Ad says it will be ready during my lease time and that it has been "remodeled" with "fresh paint and floors". The actuality is that the realtor has failed to follow up on major repairs. Floors are buckling. The last tenant of 3 YRs even documented this. They popped it back just for me to think it was solid and to buckle over time once again. There is a 4ftx1ft sized hole going straight to the crawlspace under the kitchen cabinet, which is not even secured to the wall properly and the carpet is 4 years or more older than claimed. Air duct in bathroom was inside the crawlspace, disconnected. Never fixed. No padding under the carpet, either. They also spray painted the counter with cheap paint that is not food safe; it is coming off quick just with general cleaning. We can bounce on the loose boards. They don't care. The front door frame is completely rotten, which has caused the door to come off with the hinges just by opening it last week. Water damage under the bathroom floor. "new" vinyl they claim to have, is pretty old and cheap and torn from the loose boards; they just used white bath chalking to "seal" it. I also have not even put in a 30 day notice because we would need to secure new housing first; the lease is to automatically go into month to month without such notice unless there is just cause to evict (in lease).

Other answer:

kt2015:
Either do a repair or deduct notice, or contact the building and permit inspector to look at the safety of the house.
babyboomer1001:
Of course it is illegal. It is fraud – trying to obtain a renter – get money on lies – by fraudulent means. Some people keep the postings. If you are sued, you could end up with a felony record and, the realtor may lose his/her license. Don't think that it would all be on the realtor. She would say she just went by what you said and did not look closely at the property and could not tell what was remodeled and what was not.
tro:
by the time your lease expires and the place is ready for occupancy it could very well be repainted etc
in some states repainting is required when a tenant moves
JMITW:
realtor is not responsible for repairs, owner is….it could be considered a lease violation as it violates your peaceful enjoyment having people show up to look at a home that will not be available on the specified date

the problem here is the date it says it is available..which is causing people to come looking sooner than they normally would..these people probably need a place by march 1..so they are invading your privacy since the home will not be available for them.

it could be an innocent error, clarify the date with the realtor

i am guessing these are other RENTERS not BUYERS..

a home can be sold anytime during your lease.

Ricki:
Remodeling is such a vague term it's meaningless.
Maxi:
You mean the landlords realtor, then you contact the landlord and complain about randoms showing up as without written notice to view they have no right to view and you can ask them to leave the property

Where I live there are laws in place about advertising and it is illegal to state things that are untrue, but that is not an issue for you to be concerned about it as you are not going to be sued the realtor is

anonimitie:
This is just alot of ranting from a problem tenant. Mind your business.
glenn:
There is nothing illegal about ad. No one should rent a place without looking at it. Probably a mistake on date unless they somehow think you are moving out sooner. Try not to hold a grudge and start a new life in a better place.
loanmasterone:
Why are you concerned about the advertisement of a rental property. You would not be living there. Any false
advertising would have to be found by the new tenants.

How do you know the rental unit will not be freshly painted and the floors would be repaired?

If the place is so dilapidated why are you currently residing in the rental unit?

You need not put in a 30 day notice of your moving. Once your lease expire, your landlord is able to decide not to renew your lease and require you to move and not have your lease automatically convert to a month to month lease.

This would not be considered an eviction, your lease would have expired. Your landlord have the option of not renewing your lease nor converting to a month to month tenancy.

I hope this has been of some benefit to you, good luck.

"FIGHT ON"

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