Legal Question in Real Estate Law in New York

My landlord is selling my house and asked to break lease . We just moved in last month and have 12 month lease. Can we ask to be compensated and how much if yes? We pay 1000 a month in rent.

Asked on 9/04/13, 4:41 pm

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Arnold Nager Arnold H. Nager, Esquire
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You have the legal right to stay for the term of the lease. You must decide what you would accept to move out early/

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Answered on 9/04/13, 7:07 pm
Lori Davis Final Eyez Lease Consultants
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First read your lease and make sure your landlord does not have the right to terminate the lease when selling the property. If not and you decide to go I would accept nothing less than moving fees and the difference in rent between your old and new place for the remainder of the term.

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Answered on 9/05/13, 3:08 am

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