SNDAs: Often Encountered, Rarely Discussed

Subordination, non-disturbance and attornment agreements (SNDAs) are often encountered by transactional real estate lawyers, but infrequently discussed.

An SNDA is an agreement among a tenant, the landlord’s mortgage lender and, usually, the landlord. An SNDA provides that a tenant’s lease will be subordinated to a mortgage on the landlord’s property, and the mortgage lender will agree that if the mortgage goes into default and the lender forecloses its mortgage, the lease will continue (i.e., it will not be disturbed).

To read the full article, first published in the October 3, 2016 issue of the New Jersey Law Journal, and to learn more about SNDAs, click here.

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