How should I negotiate? Write a letter now or wait until lease renewal on 3-1-10, when it goes month to month? I love the building and I am a great tenant. Help!
Unfortunately, 2009 proved for many big-city tenants that the golden rule was promiscuously traded for gold. Why would 2010 be any different?
A local tale of unmitigated greed and the criminal enterprise of one family of thugs to corner the residential real estate market in San Francisco, buying large rent controlled buildings and ousting long-term tenants by any means possible led to the shady world of collateralized debt obligations, derivatives and the real villains.
For over one thousand years dating back to the days of ye olde English estate, landed lords (landlords)could do anything they desired to their tenants because they owned them.