Although a landlord must normally give at least 60 days notice of termination of tenancy to a month to month tenant who has resided in the property for more than one year, a landlord can provide 30 days notice, if all of the following are true:
(1) The rental unit can be sold separately from any other dwelling unit (e.g., a house or a condominium can be sold separately from another dwelling unit);
(2) The owner has contracted to sell the dwelling or unit to a bona fide purchaser for value, and has opened escrow;
(3) The purchaser is a natural person or persons;
(4) The notice is given no more than 120 days after the escrow has been established;
(5) A 30 day or 60 day notice was not previously given to the tenant;
(6) The purchaser in good faith intends to reside in the property for at least one full year after the termination of the tenancy.
Civ. Code § 1946.1(d).
The notice must be personally served on the tenant or substitute served or served by posting and mailing, pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure section 1162.
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