Bar Exam (US) Property: Widom is the owner of a large two-story office building in downtown Long...

Question

Widom is the owner of a large two-story office building in downtown Long Beach. Widom, an architect, designed and supervised the building's construction. He and his associate, Weed, occupy the first floor for their architectural business. On June 1, 2000, Widom entered into a valid and binding written lease with Coltrane to rent the second floor office space for four years at a monthly rental of $5,000. The lease contained a provision wherein Widom was required to repaint the second floor premises after two years of occupancy.

On June 1, 2002, Coltrane sent Widom a written letter requesting the repainting of the second floor office space. Widom made no reply and failed to perform the repainting as the lease required. The cost of repainting Coltrane's office was estimated at $1,750. On July 1, 2003, Widom had still not repainted the premises. The following day, Coltrane moved out, mailed the keys to Widom, and refused to pay any more rent. The lease was silent as to the rights and remedies of Coltrane due to Widom's failure to perform the repainting. There is no applicable statute in the jurisdiction.

In an appropriate action by Widom against Coltrane for the rent due, Widom will

AnswerChoose the correct answer.Choose all that apply. Correct Partially correct Incorrect Don't Know

  1. A
    Correct Answer
    win, because there was no constructive eviction
  2. B
    Correct Answer
    win, because Coltrane had the remedy of self-help
  3. C
    Correct Answer
    lose, because he cannot maintain an action for rent while in breach of an express covenant
  4. D
    Correct Answer
    lose, because the obligation to pay rent is dependent on Widom's performance of his express covenant
0 users answered this question.

Explanation

Try a similar question!
Practice One More

Sorry

Don't know? See answer. Members onlySign up for free to see the answer! Don't know? See answer.
This question does not have an explanation yet.
Or practice a similar question Practice 1 More Question
Try a similar question!
Published on by Kaplan Test Prep
Premium
Favorite

Assign this pod Create New Group You don't have any group to choose from yet. Create your first one!

This pod belongs to a paid product. Group members who receive this pod as an assignment will be asked to purchase the product.
You don't have any group to choose from yet. Create your first one!
1 0 1 Choose a group or create a new one.
1 Name this group.
/ chars.
0 1 2 2 Add your students' emails.

Invite students by entering their email addresses below or distributing the 6-digit alphanumeric Group Code shown after the group is created.

You can enter multiple email addresses separated by commas or new lines.
You can enter multiple email addresses separated by commas or new lines.

The email address belongs to you. You cannot add yourself as a group member. You can preview the assignment email by clicking on the "Send Test Email to Yourself" button below.

Assignment will be sent to

  • x
0 2 3 Name this group.
/ chars.

The email address belongs to you. You cannot add yourself as a group member. You can preview the assignment email by clicking on the "Send Test Email to Yourself" button below.

This group does not have any members. Add new members.

Assignment will be sent to will be added to your group.

  • x
  • x

not joined this group yet.

2 3 4 Preview and assign. A test email has been sent to you. Please check your inbox.
This assignment will be emailed to your students once they join the group via their group invites.
You already assigned this pod to this group.
2 3 4 Preview and assign. A test email has been sent to you. Please check your inbox.
This assignment will be emailed to your students once they join the group via their group invites.
You already assigned this pod to this group.

You have assigned this pod to successfully!

Using their dashboards,students can also enter the Group Code to join this group. This Code expires on .

To receive each student's results by email, please instruct your students to click on "End Practice" once they have completed the pod.

You have created new group

Using their dashboards,students can also enter the Group Code to join this group. This Code expires on .

Share
Add to Draft Pod
You can only add questions to pods that have not been published yet. Add to a new draft pod.
Create New Draft Pod

Title*

Description

Sorry

There was an error creating this pod. Please try again later.

Resend Pending Invites

Pending invites can be resent once per day.

You are resending an invites to students:

    Invites Resent

    You have reinvited students successfully!

    Resend Pending Invites

    Sorry, something went wrong. Try again later, or contact us at info@learningpod.com

    Do you really want to retake this pod?

    This will delete your current answer choices and practice results. If you received this pod as an assignment, your teacher will be notified of the retake.