Maintenance and insurance is not a public record. However, if you are in a triple net lease, you are certainly entitled to full disclosure from your landlord on maintenance and insurance. In fact this information should be supplied to you prior to signing an NNN lease. With regard to your question "Is 3x taxes a reasonable 3N". This question is a bit confusing. However, if you are saying "Is it proper for a landlord to charge 3x taxes as one of the nets”, the answer is a loud NO! The landlord should supply you with an actual copy of the tax bill if you request it. The pass through on taxes should be no more than your proportionate share of the total bill. It is my judgment that you are entitled to have the landlord provide proof annually of all costs passed through on the triple net, unless the lease is phrased in a way where it provides a base rental amount, with an additional charge of "x" as a contribution toward operating costs. Check with your attorney on all legal questions with your lease, prior to signing it.
Good luck Pat........ Rob Baird, CA RE License #544165 (One of the oldest, active licenses in CA) 951 515-5855 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jan 3, 2011