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Rental Basics in 11412 : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Jul 22, 2011
Tony McMahon answered:
Fri Jul 22, 2011
Ralph Windschuh answered:
Your best option is to find another apartment. Basement apartments are usually illegal (I have never seen a legal basement apartment) and can be dangerous if there's a fire or any other problem. With respect to paying the rent, the owner is still the owner of the property and if you have a legal obligation to pay rent, the owner can still begin eviction proceedings against you for unpaid rent. A short sale process is merely a sale where the owner owes more on the property than he/she can sell it for. Good luck. If you want further information, you should speak to an attorney.

Ralph Windschuh
Century 21 Princeton Properties
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