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Question: I am on a month-to-month rental agreement at an older rental house in a good area. I've just received a 30-day notice to vacate in the middle of the month. The legal notice states I must be out by the 20th of next month and there is no reason stated. I suspect they want to remodel and charge a lot more rent with the summer season soon approaching. The landlord has not been honest so I actually do not mind moving. My concern is that the 20th is not the most convenient time for me to move, as I prefer the 10th of next month. If I go ahead and leave early do I have to pay for the balance of the 10 days until their notice to vacate expires? Can't I just pay for the days that I am actually there? Property manager Griswold replies: You cannot unilaterally move out before the 30 days ...