Question:

Does the halacha of bar meitzra apply when the seller is a non-Jew allowing the Jewish neighbor to have first rights?
Second question does hilchos bar meitzra give a renter the right to purchase a property (That he’s renting) before an outsider?

Answer:

If one bought a property from a non Jew the neighbor cannot claim first rights.

There is a big dispute amonst the Rishonim if the halacha of bar meitzra apply to a renter. I suggest that the renter buy the property as quickly as possible, because if an outsider does, he can keep it.

Sources:

CH:M  175:38 &63 Semah 116 Pischey Teshuvah 28,

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