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Can the lessor and lessee be the same person?

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can the lessor and lessee be the same person?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Barrister replied 10 months ago.

Hello and welcome! My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed attorney who will try my very best to help with your situation or get you to someone who can. There may be a slight delay in my responses as I research statutes or ordinances and type out an answer or reply,but rest assured, I am working on your question.

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The lessor is the person renting out something to the lessee, i.e. the tenant. So you can't really lease something to yourself as both interests would blend together under the legal doctrine of "merger"

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If you can give me some more details about the situation, I can try to help figure out what is going on and what your options are.

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Barrister

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