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Leaseholder

A leaseholder is someone who owns a property on a lease, typically for 99, 125 or 999 years. The length of the lease decreases year by year until it eventually runs out.

A leaseholder is also called a tenant, but this should not be confused with short-term agreements. It is essential to be familiar and understand the terms of your lease because this sets out your rights and obligations.


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