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freehold

An estate in land for life or in fee. The duration of the interest is undeterminable. The estate may end at some point in the future, but no one can predict the date of termination. Best understood by reference to its opposite, which is a leasehold.

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The Freeholder candidly described the town's luck that the water supply had held out, for
For example, does it give the freeholder the right to choose the insurance company which covers the property?
The freeholder will often be required to comply with covenants within the lease, such as arranging buildings insurance, enforcing tenants' covenants and the maintenance of the structure and communal areas.
Getting your freeholder or co-freeholders to agree can be a long and painful process, and some have been known to unreasonably refuse or to ask for money in return for granting permission.
So, it's all the fault of the freeholder, a company called Freehold Estates.
If you can't agree a reasonable fee with your freeholder, then under the Act it will be up to a tribunal to decide.
Also taking part were other college officials as well as members of the Camden County freeholder board, other elected officials and members of the trade organizations that have been involved in the construction.
Among the honored guests at the groundbreaking were city council member Ted Connelly, city freeholder Barry Dugan and Boatworks owners Helen and Peggy Mecca.
The consortium has the full backing of former Palace owner Ron Noades, but he is only involved as the freeholder of the Selhurst Park ground.