It depends on how long you owned this property. How the market is doing in your particular area? Whether you are concerned with upsetting a renter?
If you do not have this property rented and are tired of worrying about the maintenance of this property it might be worth getting a local agent in your area to give you a FREE Market Value on your home and avedrage days on the market to sale a home in the area. At that point you can make a soud decision on whether to sale or not. don't believe everything you read in the paper. Some areas are selling their just taking little longer.
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The tenant has all rights as if the space were legal. If the property falls under rent control then you must follow those relocation rules. If the property does not fall under rent control, then the tenant should be given time and notice to move. Sometimes they do and sometimes they don't and have to be evicted. Sometimes they come after the property owner for renting a non-habital space. I always think it's a good idea to go to them, ask them nicely to move and offer them financial assistance to do so. If they will agree on a time and amount, court can be avoided often.... more