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

2 Answers from Attorneys

Arnold Nager Arnold H. Nager, Esquire

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

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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