Subletting Space for Beginners
Subletting space reserved for your office as a way to avoid loss of incomeSubletting space is not a recommended venture for your business to undertake. However, it sometimes becomes necessary if you have to relocate in a hurry or realize you've rented more office space than you need.
Subletting space, for beginners, can be a complicated arrangement to figure out. Basically, your company rents the space from the building's owner and the holder of the sublease, in turn, rents from you. To make the process easier to understand and ensure you don't get ripped off, do the following before you sublet:
1. Learn more about the process of subletting and how it works.
2. Check out sample subleases so you know what language to use in your contracts.
3. Advertise to attract potential renters so you have a pool to choose from.
Do your research before subletting space
Learn to write a contract for subletting spaceThe best way to keep those subletting space from you from taking advantage of your company is to write up a firm and binding contract. It's important to use appropriate language to make sure this is the case.
Start advertising that you are subletting spaceYou can't start subletting space until you have people interested in renting it from you. The only way to do that is to advertise. The best way to start is by spreading the word to business owners you already know. If that doesn't work, try promoting your space over the Web.
- Check the terms of your lease before you consider subletting space. For beginners, your landlord does not have to allow it.
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