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Nancy L. Lanard

Nancy Lanard’s Legal Guides

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  • To 10 Commercial Lease Clauses That Should Be Negotiated

    The following is a list of the top ten commercial lease clauses about which a tenant should be most concerned. Here is my top 10 list for the most negotiated clauses: 1) Rent - When does it commence; what is the base rent; will there be percentage rent. 2) CAM - Stands for "Commo...

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  • What Are CAM Charges & How Do I Limit Them?

    Recently I have received a lot of calls from people around the country who are astounded to receive bills from their Landlord for their commercial lease with huge increases in CAM charges. So the question I am discussing in this post is quite relevant to many of my readers. CAM...

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  • Resources For Finding Franchises To Buy

    I am often asked by individuals who are looking to buy a franchise, what are the best franchises? Unfortunately, this is not a question that I am able to answer. However, I can direct them to resources to help them narrow down the list and then come back to me to assist with the...

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  • What Are the Top Tips to Avoid Business Failure?

    It is important to have adequate cash flow, working capital and a good team of advisors. However, the importance of ensuring that you are set up correctly and operating correctly from a legal perspective should not be ignored. I often see clients who did not use an attorney or ...

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  • Tips For Investing In A Franchise

    Learn What You Can From Other Franchisees Speak to as many franchisees in the franchise system as you can, asking them what they liked and disliked about the support and training they received. You

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