Maldanado signed a written lease for office space in a commercial building. The lease covered a period of two years and rent was to be paid monthly. At the end of the two years, Maldanado and the landlord began discussions over the terms of a new lease. During the period of negotiations, Maldanado paid the same rent that he had during the original lease, and the landlord accepted the payments. a. Was a tenancy at sufferance created? b. Was the original lease a periodic tenancy? c. Was a periodic tenancy automatically created during the period of negotiations?