If the Tenant leaves before the end of the lease, still has to pay the triple net?

If the tenant in Austin, Tx. leaves the property 6 months before the end of the lease, still paying all the rent dues until the end, does he/she still have to pay the triple net? even though he/she is not using the property anymore.
In Leasing Property - Asked by ziad E. - Jan 30, 2016
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Gosia M.
Broker/Agent
Beverly Hills, CA

Most likely According to your contract, your tenant should still pay the NNN weather they are there or not or breaking the lease or not. A contract is a contract and they are fully responsible for all fees. It is up to the landlord at their grace to either let go of the NNN fees and hopefully the landlord would have access to show the property to new prospective tenants and hopefully it would lease in the first month.... Hope that helps Gosia Miras Los Angeles, CA (310) 271-2229

Jan 30, 2016
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Alex N.
Appraiser
Martinez, CA

Yes, they are contracted to pay the rent and their pro-rata share of expenses.
Alex Newman, MAI, Martinez, CA

Jan 31, 2016
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Francis L.
Broker/Agent
Santa Clarita, CA

They should be obligated to pay any and all fees and costs, as agreed in the original lease. Whether occupied or not, they have contractual obligations. This normally includes CAM, NNN, etc. The Landlord doesn't even have to re-lease the space to a prospective Tenant to offset any potential losses incurred by the existing Tenant vacating or abandoning the space. Please consult with an attorney for any and all legal advise, as I'm not an attorney. Good luck!
Francis X. Lennarz RE/MAX of Valencia Commercial (661)406-4682 lennarzrealestate@gmail.com
CA BRE# 01010145

Feb 1, 2016
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Frank M.
Appraiser
Santa Cruz, CA

Yes - under the lease he should pay base rent and NNNs...the problem is: can you collect it.
J.martin

Feb 1, 2016
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Kevin m.
Broker/Agent
Grayslake, IL

Yes - tenant is responsible for all NNN regardless if they leave or not. Tough to collect though.
PL (Budd) Busceni, MBA
The REMAX Center Commercial Group
First Harvest Financial
312.771.6327

Feb 2, 2016
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Dale R.
Broker/Agent
Fruitland Park, FL

Based on the terms of the lease and the state law covering the lease, yes, the tenant SHOULD probably pay, but only until the property is re-leased. Should pay and collecting are two different things!
Dale R. Sereno, REALTOR
Leesburg, FL

Feb 3, 2016
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