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an estate held in fee simple or for life

tenure by which land is held in fee simple or for life

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Finding a piece of freehold land to be sold in the neighborhood of Fulham, he bought it, and had a cottage residence built on it, under his own directions.
Tulliver would really have forgotten that there was a mortgage of two thousand pounds on his very desirable freehold.
The value of those freeholds has been reducing, over the years, as leaseholders gradually exercise their rights to buy each freehold.
Some old council houses have first floor rooms over ground floor access ways which could be in the ownership of the next door neighbour but it is less likely that flying freeholds will exist in newly-constructed property.
The freeholds were sold off by Kirklees Council some years ago.
The Darlington-based group, which runs about 700 homes and is Britain's biggest operator in the sector, sold the freeholds on the Orchid View home in Copthorne, West Sussex, to Citrus Copthorne Real Estate, and Kingsfield in Faversham, Kent, to Citrus Faversham Real Estate.
With pubs across the Midlands and Oxfordshire, it bought the freeholds of one in Milton Keynes and the awardwinning Rose and Crown in Warwick.
We take a very rational approach to buying the freeholds on our properties and each opportunity is judged on its merits," said a Sainsbury's spokeswoman.
Mystery surrounds the ownership of his and other freeholds on a dozen properties in Ouston, near Chester-le-Street.
With low interest rates and freeholds in short supply, Alfred McAlpine Developments reckons there has never been a better time to acquire freehold packages, giving companies more control of their future and making the annual cost of owning a property cheaper than renting.
Whatever the law, it is morally wrong and very distasteful that companies which buy freeholds should be able to profit out of this situation by charging people massive sums to continue living in their own homes.
HBG Properties sold the freeholds in units 2 and 6 at the 152,000 sq ft industrial and distribution scheme to investment fund Threadneedle.
First the combination of the buoyant residential housing market and second the lack of quality freeholds available to the private buyer.
Our record deal value shows that freeholds continue to be most sought after by industrial and distribution occupiers, with the leasehold market struggling,' said Mr Matthews.