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Posted: 11/3/2009 8:49:12 AM EST
Just curious who is responsible for the roof top AC unit?? Property owner or Leasee??
The service and if they need to be replaced..


Thanks
Link Posted: 11/3/2009 8:51:41 AM EST
As a former commercial renter I would say leasee is responsible for service, owner responsible for replacement. Could depend on your lease though.
Link Posted: 11/3/2009 8:52:06 AM EST
Read your lease, some landlords sneak in that the tenant is responsible, most though it's the landlords
Link Posted: 11/3/2009 8:54:30 AM EST
A roof unit is part of the real property and thus the responsibility of the property owner. Unless they are cheap sneaky fuck and weaseled something into your lease saying otherwise.
Link Posted: 11/3/2009 8:56:39 AM EST
Depends on the lease. It should be the responsibility of the landlord.
Link Posted: 11/3/2009 10:38:55 AM EST
Thats what I was thinking. It is the landlords responsibility..



How about a oil furnace that is inside the building??

Thanks
Link Posted: 11/3/2009 11:33:22 AM EST
[Last Edit: 11/3/2009 11:34:42 AM EST by anjan9]
Originally Posted By skeeters65:


How about a oil furnace that is inside the building??

Thanks


Same as the roof unit.

Is this a single or multi-tenant building? If it's single tenant, the landlord would be more likely to pass all costs to the tenant, you need to read the lease. The items you are talking about typically have economic lives that are less than the structure. If the property is being properly managed, funds should be periodically set aside for their replacement.

Link Posted: 11/3/2009 3:55:41 PM EST
We are talking about a multi unit building..
I know what my lease says.
This was just a conversation I was having with a friend..
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