I would like someone to review a boiler-plate lease with an eye for the tenant (me).
Hello and thank you for the question. I am sorry to read of this dilemma. Provide the text you want me to look at.
The lease is in non-indexed PDF format. Please provide a location I can go to share the document or provide it as an attachment.
If you can copy and paste the pertinent language. Otherwise I will alert customer service which may be able to help with loading.
The box will not allow me to paste it. The PDF was probably created as an image instead of text. Please see if CS will help. I pinged them on my side as well. Sorry for the hassle.
No problem. I asked customer service too.
I will likely just take the lease to work tomorrow and scan it in there. I can control the output better. I will then copy and paste it to you. I am assuming you (unlike me) are not working tomorrow, so Thursday is fine if you need extra time to review. The lease is just 3 pages, boiler-plate. I just want to make sure I don't let them off the hook for their responsibilities.
Perfect. Will get back to you likely tomorrow. Also include your question relative to the lease.
Sorry, I really don't have any specific questions. I get the feeling that the lease very much favors the landlord (not unusual). I just want to be sure the lease covers both parts of the relationship equitably. For instance, it seems they may be allowed to let maintenance issues slip until it is convenient for them. Where I have to remedy their requests immediately. I am not whining, I just want to understand where I stand.
I promised to get back to you today. Have reviewed the lease. The lease is a standard one. You will see from the top that it is a blumberg form. All leases favor the landlord but this lease does not seek anything out of the ordinary. It outlines the rent and deposit. If you want a right to get out of the lease early you may ask to have a clause added letting you cancel on 30 day notice. Have a great 4th.
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