If CAM fees are not stated on your commercial lease agreement along with the rent, is a tenat still required to pay it?

Asked on September 12, 2012 under Real Estate Law, California

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Not being able to read the lease in question is a problem.  Are you sure that they are not included in there under some other term, such as "load factor" or "load fees"?  While these charges are common in commercial leases there are general "rules" that will apply to any lease gareement: it is a contract and the rights and responsiblities of the parties are should be there in the contract.  In other words payment is govenerned by what is written and signed.  So take it to an attorney to review.  Good luck. 


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