If I’m looking into buying a single family home to live in but and all units are rented, what will I have to do to evict the current tenants?

The owner has the home divided into 3 separate units with 2 illegal kitchens.

Asked on January 20, 2013 under Real Estate Law, California


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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Based upon what you have written about if you are interested in buying the unit in your question I would make the purchase of the property subject to the owner of the property providing it to you at close of escrow free of any tenants. In essence, your contract with the owner in order to close escrow would require him or her to evict the tenants or buy out their leases so you do not have to.

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