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landlord :: legal definition


Landlord - n. a person who owns real property and rents or leases it to another, called a "tenant."

See also: lease lessee lessor rent tenant and Related Law Terms ↓


Related Law Terms

landlord and tenant :: n. the name for the area of law concerning renting ... ord lease lessee lessor rent tenant
lease :: 1) n. a written agreement in which the owner of pr ... triple net lease unlawful detainer
let :: v. 1) to allow or permit. This is distinguished fr ... rson. See also: lease rent sublease
rent :: 1) v. to hire an object or real property for a per ... ice. See also: lease month-to-month
sublease :: n. the lease to another of all or a portion of pre ... and sublease. See also: lease rent
triple net lease :: n. a lease in which the lessee's (tenant's) rent i ... ers and malls. See also: lease rent
unlawful detainer :: n. 1) keeping possession of real property without ... Thirty-day notice three-day notice

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