And when they gave up the house plan and decided to rent, the prospect of paying out nine dollars a month forever they found just as hard to face.
It was hard to tell, with all this strange legal jargon, words he had never heard before; but was not this plain--"the party of the first part hereby covenants and agrees to rent to the said party of the second part!" And then again-- "a monthly rental of twelve dollars, for a period of eight years and four months!" Then Szedvilas took off his spectacles, and looked at the agent, and stammered a question.
The agent was most polite, and explained that that was the usual formula; that it was always arranged that the property should be merely rented. He kept trying to show them something in the next paragraph; but Szedvilas could not get by the word "rental"--and when he translated it to Teta Elzbieta, she too was thrown into a fright.
The lawyer explained that the rental was a form--the property was said to be merely rented until the last payment had been made, the purpose being to make it easier to turn the party out if he did not make the payments.
"Be sure, if they take less rents
, be sure Government has a finger in the pie.
It was a pleasant and romantic place, the estate which Lady Wetherby had rented
. Standing on a hill, the house looked down through green trees on the gleaming waters of the bay.
An annual rent of from twenty-five to a hundred dollars
If we suppose him to pay a rent instead, this is but a doubtful choice of evils.
The unhappy woman flung herself upon that shoe; her consolation and her despair for so many years, and her vitals were rent
with sobs as on the first day; because, for a mother who has lost her child, it is always the first day.
all this is about a landlord not a hundred miles from Middlemarch, who receives his own rents
. They say he is the most retrogressive man in the county.
He said the parcel rent
, which replaces quit rent
for stratified properties, is effective from January this year.
'Consistent with the Rent
Control Act of 2009 [RA 9653] which delegated to the HUDCC the setting and coverage of increases in residential rent
rates, I now appeal to the HUDCC to consider the hardships of the Filipino at this time of rising inflation, high fuel prices and peso depreciation against the US dollar,' the lawmaker said.