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A Few Things to Know About Private Charges / Assessments

calender icon 9/27/2022    poster icon  Mark Goodman

Private charges (or private assessments) occur when a party places a lien against a piece of land in order to recoup expenses. These charges can have a huge impact on a commercial real estate transaction, so it’s important to have a passing understanding of them. In this article, we are going to discuss a few things you need to know about private charges / assessments when dealing with commercial real estate.

Private Charges Relate to Many Items

Private charges can relate to a variety of different factors, including:

  • Utility payments made on behalf of the owner

  • Maintenance charges

  • Association assessments

  • And more

Private Charges Can Arise in Many Places

Private charges can arise in a variety of different places during a commercial real estate transaction. They can be established in recorded instruments such as: deeds, mortgages, leases, development agreements, or declarations. The most common example when dealing with commercial property is the right of prior approval of a future purchase or occupant – which can be used to keep direct competitors away.

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