What does it mean to hold over on a lease?

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What does it mean to hold over on a lease?

Primary tabs. Holdover tenant refers to a renter staying in the property after their lease terminates without signing a new lease. In this situation, the landlord may take steps to remove the tenant from the property or bind the tenant to a new lease.

What is a recapture clause?

A recapture clause permits a landlord to terminate the entire lease or a portion of it for the proposed assigned space. By giving control of occupancy to landlords, such clauses ensure that they receive all enhanced value of leased property.

What does a Habendum clause do?

Habendum Clauses in Real Estate Usually, the habendum clause states the property is transferred without restrictions. This means the new owner has absolute ownership of the property upon satisfying their conditions (usually payment in full) and has the right to sell or bequeath the property to an heir and so on.

What is a holding over period?

During the holding over period, although the lease has expired, the terms are still in effect. This means the tenant has to meet all the obligations of their lease, including maintaining the premises and making all payments, including rent, unless there is a written agreement to vary the terms of the lease.

What does the term holding over mean?

1a : postpone, defer. b : to retain in a condition or position from an earlier period. 2 : to prolong the engagement of the film was held over another week.

What is the difference between a habendum clause and a granting clause?

Whereas a granting clause contains the words of transfer of an interest, a habendum clause defines the estate granted and declares the extent of the interest conveyed.

What is an alienation clause?

The alienation clause in a mortgage contract gives a mortgage lender the right to request the full and immediate repayment of the loan, including principal and interest, when the borrower sells or transfers their home.

What is the seisin clause?

The covenant of seisin (also seizin) is a promise that the grantor owns the property and has the right to convey title. The covenant of seisin states that the property is free from liens or other encumbrances except as noted in the deed.

What is recital clause?

Contract recitals precede the main text of a contract and are referred to as the “whereas” clauses. A recital provides the reader with a general idea about the purpose of the contract, the parties involved, and why they are signing it.

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