Lease

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A lease is a contractual arrangement calling for the lessee (user) to pay the lessor (owner) for use of an asset.wikipedia
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Lessor (leasing)

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A lease is a contractual arrangement calling for the lessee (user) to pay the lessor (owner) for use of an asset.
Lessor is a participant of the lease who takes possession of the property and provides it as a leasing subject to the lessee for temporary possession.

Leasehold estate

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The modern law of landlord and tenant in common law jurisdictions retains the influence of the common law and, particularly, the laissez-faire philosophy that dominated the law of contract and property law in the 19th century.
A leasehold estate is an ownership of a temporary right to hold land or property in which a lessee or a tenant holds rights of real property by some form of title from a lessor or landlord.

Gross lease

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A gross lease or tenancy stipulates a rent that is for the global amount due including all service charges.
A gross lease is a type of commercial lease where the tenant pays a flat rental amount, and the landlord pays for all property charges regularly incurred by the ownership, including taxes, utilities and water.

Landlord

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The modern law of landlord and tenant in common law jurisdictions retains the influence of the common law and, particularly, the laissez-faire philosophy that dominated the law of contract and property law in the 19th century.
A landlord is the owner of a house, apartment, condominium, land, or real estate which is rented or leased to an individual or business, who is called a tenant (also a lessee or renter).

Real property

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Similar principles apply to real property as well as to personal property, though the terminology differs.
The type of estate is generally determined by the language of the deed, lease, bill of sale, will, land grant, etc., through which the estate was acquired.

Assignment (law)

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Equipment Lease Agreements typically contain language prohibiting the lessee from assigning the lease to a third party.

Security deposit

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A security deposit is a sum of money held in trust either as an initial part-payment in a purchasing process (often used to prevent the seller selling an item to someone else during an agreed period of time while the buyer verifies the suitability of the item, or arranges finance) - also known as an earnest payment, or else, in the course of a rental agreement to ensure the property owner against default by the tenant and for the cost of repair in relation to any damage explicitly specified in the lease and that did in fact occur.

Peppercorn (legal)

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There is no requirement for the rent to be a commercial amount; a peppercorn or rent of some nominal amount is sufficient for this requirement.
Where a rental contract is put in place and the owner of the property wishes it to be rent-free, it is normal to charge a small sum as "peppercorn rent", because if the owner wants to lease the property, he must charge some rent so that consideration exists for both parties.

Property law

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The modern law of landlord and tenant in common law jurisdictions retains the influence of the common law and, particularly, the laissez-faire philosophy that dominated the law of contract and property law in the 19th century.
Historically, leases served many purposes, and the regulation varied according to intended purposes and the economic conditions of the time.

Condominium

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Unlike apartments, which are leased by their tenants, condominium units are owned outright.

Pet

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Condominium associations and owners of rental properties also commonly limit or forbid tenants' keeping of pets.

Finance lease

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A finance lease (also known as a capital lease or a sales lease) is a type of lease in which a finance company is typically the legal owner of the asset for the duration of the lease, while the lessee not only has operating control over the asset, but also has a some share of the economic risks and returns from the change in the valuation of the underlying asset.

Eviction

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The landlord may evict such a tenant at any time, and without notice.

Vehicle leasing

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Vehicle leasing or Car leasing is the leasing (or the use) of a motor vehicle for a fixed period of time at an agreed amount of money for the lease.

Leveraged lease

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A leveraged lease or leased lender is a lease in which the lessor puts up some of the money required to purchase the asset and borrows the rest from a lender.

Ashburn Anstalt v Arnold

In England and Wales it was held in the case of Ashburn Anstalt v Arnold that rent was not a requirement for there to be a lease, however the court will more often construe a licence where no rent is paid as it is seen as evidence for no intention to create legal relations.

Recital (law)

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Particularly, in law, that part of a legal document—such as a lease, which contains a statement of certain facts—which contains the purpose for which the deed is made.

Renting

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The tenancy agreement for real estate is often called a lease, and usually involves specific property rights in real property, as opposed to chattels.

Leasehold valuation tribunal

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Historically, when a lease ran out the property held thereunder would revert to the possession of the landlord/freeholder.

Ecoleasing

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It is used to distinct itself from regular leasing in that:

Tangible property

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The narrower term rental agreement can be used to describe a lease in which the asset is tangible property.

Intangible property

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Examples of a lease for intangible property are use of a computer program (similar to a license, but with different provisions), or use of a radio frequency (such as a contract with a cell-phone provider).

Region

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The term rental agreement is also sometimes used to describe a periodic lease agreement (most often a month-to-month lease) internationally and in some regions of the United States.

United States

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The term rental agreement is also sometimes used to describe a periodic lease agreement (most often a month-to-month lease) internationally and in some regions of the United States.