How to Make a Successful Sublet/Assignment Request

July 31, 2014
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In an uncertain economy, you may want—or need—to exercise your right to assign your lease or sublet your space. While the law varies from state to state, in general, an owner isn’t required to grant its consent to a sublet or assignment of a lease unless the lease specifies that the owner cannot unreasonably withhold its consent to such a request (although there are some states that do require a party to be reasonable in granting such consents). Most property owners will respond promptly and take a reasonable business position.

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