bound by commercial or residential rules?

if landlord tells you its ok to live there when you are shown vacant comm property. .. in fact he builds shower for you. he then makes you sign commercial lease. do you have any residential tennant rights ?
In Leasing Property - Asked by mike s. - Jan 20, 2015
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Glen W.
Lender/Mortgage Broker
Atlanta, GA

interesting question; would suspect that the lease is bound by residential laws since that is the present use of the property. I would suggest you consult with a local attorney

Jan 20, 2015
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J. David F.
Broker/Agent
Brentwood, TN

While the LL may be willing, I suggest that local codes will not agree to allow you to live in most commercial spaces. In my area, in a retail center, fire codes prohibit it. I suspect there may well be similar codes driving your market area as well. Regardless all tenants have a similar "bundle of rights". And they are impacted by codes or deed restrictions as well.

Feb 6, 2015
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