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Building occupancy not correct leased, need to change to

Building occupancy not correct for business leased, need to change to receive certificate of occupancy. Business in building 10 years sold to new owner and discovered not correct. is the Business owner or building owner responsible for obtaining correct c of o. We have aTriple net lease

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My Chinese wife signed a lease on a store front 3 days ago.

My Chinese wife signed a lease on a store front 3 days ago. She finally has realized it will never pay off. Can we get out of this lease. The owner is telling her no, he will not drop it.

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Barrister

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I have about 2 years to go on my commercial lease on my

Hello,I have about 2 years to go on my commercial lease on my garage in Gowanus Brooklyn.I just received a letter from my Landlord that he wants me to vacate in 6 months due to redevelopment, and states in my lease.I have my old lease not the current one, it says nothing about this and we constructed my new lease from the old lease, so I think they are trying to get me out without compensation, I've asked for the new lease and they have ignored my request for 3 weeks, Do I have rights?

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I am currently experience a dispute with my landlord on a

I am currently experience a dispute with my landlord on a commercial/office space. I have been offered a position in another city and am forced to terminate my lease early. My lease agreement stipulates that "If the tenant does not honor this lease agreement, then the security deposit will become the landlord's property."My landlord stated that he paid the commercial realtor who listed the property fees for the entire contract and is not claiming that I am responsible for the rent at the very least until the office is leased again.I feel that his contract with his realtor and my contract with the landlord are two separate items and that I should not be held responsible for any conditions outside of the terms in my contract.Your assistance is appreciated.

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legalgems

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I have a commercial lease. My lease states the landlord is

I have a commercial lease. My lease states the landlord is responsible for roof, parking lot and exterior of the building. I have had to replace both ac units in the last year. Is the landlord required to pay for the replacements in the state of Kansas?

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Alex Esquire

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If a commercial lease agreement does not have a specific

If a commercial lease agreement does not have a specific paragraph for sublease to allow it or forbid it either way. Can i sublease the space

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Asad Rahman

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We have a clause in our commercial lease that states " Tenant

We have a clause in our commercial lease that states " Tenant agrees that Tenant shall... be responsible to pay any taxes or charges imposed by any governmental authority attendant to any such signage." and landlord claims that because of this clause we must pay the property tax that they are passing on to us from NYC DOF. We do have a sign but do not see how this sign relates to the property tax. No other mention of taxes due in the lease. Please advise

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Thomas Swartz

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I am a landlord signed 12-month lease with current tenant

I am a landlord signed 12-month lease with current tenant last year. The lease end on 05/01/2016. I send email to tenant to ask her if she want to renew 12-month lease. The rent will keep same if she won't ask me repair anything. She agreed and email me the lease copy with her signature before expiration day. I suppose sign my name and mail a copy with both signature to tenant. Tenant also direct deposit rent for May to my account.But tenant now require me repair something I do not want. I want to change my mind Since I have not sign my name on the lease, she does not have a lease copy with both signature. I want to tell her I decide not renew 12-month lease with her. We do not need to sign a new lease, the previous lease will automatically become month to month lease, I can still keep same rent, but she need to keep me free of repairing issue. Otherwise, I can increase rent or let her leave with 30 days writing notice. My question is:1) Can I change mind not signing 12-month lease, just rent the house month to month; can I increase rent later or I have to keep same rent.2) Do I need to sign a new month to month lease or I do not need to take any action, the previous lease will automatically become month to month as long as she pays rent base on lease term 2(B)?3) Is that legal I ask for lower marking rent to exchange free of repairing staff.

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William B. Esq.

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We are trying to sign a commercial lease (restaurant). One

We are trying to sign a commercial lease (restaurant). One of the landlord's provision is that we cannot claim any rent relief if the landlord decides to renovate the building. Instead, we have to cooperate and not push the landlord to pay overtime to construction workers. Is it a normal practice?

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Alex Esquire

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