New Mexico 24-Hour Landlord Notice to Enter

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A New Mexico notice to enter must outline the owner’s reason for entry, intended date of entry, and amount of time they will be in the rental unit. The owner must provide at least twenty-four (24) hours’ notice to the tenant before entering their rental unit.

Laws – Chapter 47, Article 8, §8-24 and §8-34

Notice can be used for

  • Agreed services;
  • Inspections;
  • Repairs; and
  • Showing to potential buyers, contractors, or tenants.

Other Landlord Access

Abandonment or Surrender (§47-8-24-D and §47-8-34-B) – The property owner can enter the unit without tenant consent if they have secured a court order in the instance the tenant has abandoned or surrendered the premises, or if the tenant has been absent from the unit for more than seven (7) days.

Emergency (§47-8-24-B) – The owner of the property has the right to enter the rental unit without prior consent from the tenant in the case of an emergency.