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With so many landord/tenant or leasing issues occuring so rapidly, we will be limiting our monthly Blog posts but please click on our new "Solutions of the Day" section for short and quick answers to every day problems facing tenants

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Are Landlords Overcharging for Extra Services Like HVAC?

This may start a firestorm but an issue came up during a recent lease negotiation that could potentially impact everyone reading this blog. After hours heat and air conditioning (“HVAC”)is an extra service provided to a specific tenant. Therefore, tenants should be responsible for charges directly related to their specific use. But what is a fair price? A red flag emerged during this recent negotiation. The landlord demanded seventy-five dollars ($75) per hour with a minimum of two (2) hours for that additional service. We asked the agent for a breakdown of the costs and were shocked by the response. The agent blatantly noted, “We first start with the actual electric costs plus, of course, w

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