What is this 30-Day Notice to Vacate (Foreclosure) used for?
The 30-Day Notice to Vacate (Foreclosure) is used by landlords in Texas to demand a tenant to leave a property and terminate the tenancy due to the property being foreclosed upon. The notice should include the date the tenant must move out. A landlord is required to provide the tenant with this notice, giving the tenant 30 days to move out prior to any eviction filings. If the tenant remains on the property after the notice period expires, the landlord may proceed with the eviction process.
Is this Notice Curable?
No, this notice is not curable. This means there is nothing the tenant can do to avoid eviction if they do not move out by the assigned date.
How to Serve this Notice to a Tenant?
Serving an eviction notice to a defendant is a formal process that may be used as evidence later in a court case. The PDF on this page contains a Proof of Service example which can be filled out by whoever serves this notice. Most landlords hire professional process servers. In Texas, this notice is often served by the landlord, but hiring a neutral third-party is often the best option. Acceptable methods of service for this notice are personal service, substituted service, posting, and regular/certified/registered mail with return receipt.