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Does the new owner of land have the right to increase the

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Does the new owner of land have the right to increase the lease of the lease with a current term by 500%? A preschool lease operating from a land that is sold 18 months prior to end of lease term.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: New Zealand Law
Expert:  Lorens35 replied 11 months ago.
Good morning. I am Loren, a licensed attorney, and I look forward to assisting you.
Does the original lease have any provison for early termination or for increasing the rent during the lease term?
Expert:  Lorens35 replied 11 months ago.
Sorry. Just noticed this is not a US question, though posted in a US legal category.
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 11 months ago.

Do you know if this is a commercial lease on the standard ADLS form? or is this some other lease? Leases commonly have standard conditions about rent renewal and usually a rental arbitration clause. Do you know if this lease has terms about when rent reviews may be made?

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