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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 Bergen County Freeholders are the latest in a long line of local officials and key constituency groups that support the LG project.
He was recently given a stint by his mother- in-law, Pat McIntosh, who is a Newbiggin freeholder and trustee and owns several stints.
They are taken to the dunting stone, on the eighth fairway of the town's golf course, picked up by their feet and shoulders by current freeholders and gently placed three times on the stone.
Orion Partners represented both Westcore Properties and Marin Freeholders in this transaction, with Jeff Traynor representing the buyer, Westcore Properties, and Jerry Suyderhoud representing the seller, Marin Freeholders.
It needs a lot of money spent on it and I can't blame the freeholders for wanting to redevelop the site.
These include the Bournville Freeholders and Bournville Works and the Bournville Tenants Association.
Applicants can be freeholders or leaseholders, but the latter must have at least 10 years left on their lease.
SOME freeholders are notoriously difficult to track down.
Marina Energy has entered into a partnership with DCO Energy, which signed a 20-year agreement with the Burlington County Board of Freeholders to lease and operate a facility that will produce electricity from landfill methane gas.
Notes: The contract shall commence January 1, 2016, and terminate December 31, 2017, subject to appropriation of sufficient funds in the 2016 and 2017 temporary and/or permanent budgets by the Board of Chosen Freeholders.
For example, as freeholders you nevertheless still remain bound by the terms of the leases, particularly as far as service charges and repairs are concerned.
In an extremely rare event, the chance to acquire a stake in the ancient Freeholders Lords of the Manor group in Newbiggin-by-the-Sea went under the hammer at a sale in Morpeth at the weekend.