General Transfers during a Lease Articles

  • The condominium system of separate ownership of the individual units of multi-unit dwellings has become increasingly common since it was introduced in the United States in the 1950's. In Maryland, the owner of any property - an occupied apartment building as well as vacant, unimproved land - may subject that property to condominium ownership by following the procedure prescribed by law.
  • Laws passed in the wake of the foreclosure crisis beginning in 2008 give more protection to tenants in foreclosed properties.
  • Covers what happens when the property is sold, there is a tax sale, or the property is converted to a condominium.
  • A sublease is an agreement in which the original tenant leases to a subtenant all or part of the rented premises for all or part of the remainder of the original tenant's term.
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