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Dimitry Esquire
Dimitry Esquire, Attorney
Category: Real Estate Law
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I need real estate advice
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Dimitry Esquire replied 2 years ago.

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Good day, I need to know if it is does the new owner also have to serve an eviction notice if one was already served during escrow by the former owner? Also if the new owner must uphold the former owners leases, or can he sign new leases and raise the rents right away?
Expert:  Dimitry Esquire replied 2 years ago.

Hi,

If the eviction notice was already served, and the cause for that notice was not fulfilled or set aside, the new owner can 'step into the shoes' of the old owner and finish the eviction. The new owner must uphold the former lease likewise because he 'steps into the shoes' and is bound by the same terms and obligations as before. Only upon termination of the lease can the new owner begin changing terms and increasing rents on the current tenants.

Sincerely,

Dimitry, Esq.