Other times, they are so badly written that they do not cover the essentials! When the lease is first established, talk to the landlord about who will be living in the unit – be sure to include the number of people (including children) and their names. Note that landlords are prohibited by law from discriminating against potential tenants simply because they have children (except in special cases such as elderly communities). Ask yourself, «Should I bother someone checking my lease before signing it?» My answer? Yes! It is absolutely worth investing time and money to verify the lease of your business premises. Whether it`s the first lease you sign up for or the thirtieth lease, you`ll have added value if you understand the hidden risks and costs of the lease you`re taking out. When negotiating (or renegotiating) a lease, there are potential hidden risks that can be expensive if you don`t consider them in advance. In life and property, sometimes things don`t go as planned! With a waterproof lease, it can save time, money and sleepless nights. Ending up in a dispute that leads to litigation can ultimately be a great waste of energy, time and money.. . .