Landlords and Tenants Mediate Conflicts


Financial security has become a two-way street. Prudent landlords have always scrutinized prospective tenants for financial security. But in recent years, it has become equally commonplace for tenants to scrutinize their landlords for financial security. Nevertheless, these are unusual economic times. The rise in loan delinquency rates has led to a wave of foreclosures.

Tenants looking for commercial space are seeking to avoid leases with landlords that leave them at risk of losing that space, or that put at risk landlords’ ability to provide contracted services or complete promised improvements. Tenants recognizing that this may be impossible to accomplish in these volatile economic times may seek to protect themselves by negotiating appropriate lease provisions.

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Published In: Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, Residential Real Estate Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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