sitting tenant


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sitting tenant

a tenant occupying a house, flat, etc.
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AS SITTING tenants go, David Backhouse has been lucky enough to have one of the lowest maintenance and most appealing ever.
A Grade II-listed cottage in Falmouth (pounds 110,000-plus) might be viewed as a longterm investment - because a sitting tenant on a regulated tenancy paying nearly pounds 4,700 a year could hold the fort for most of the next 30 years.
Also this week, Nicola's not happy when Donald and Miles move in with her, and Viv tries to sell Tug Ghyll, but doesn't count on naked sitting tenant Eli refusing to budge.
A FIVE-BEDROOMED house is on sale with a sitting tenant - a tortoise who has been living there for over 50 years, it emerged today.
In a first-of-its kind court case, a would-be tenant has successfully sued a sitting tenant for failing to get out of a space in time.
He said: "The price that you are likely to pay for your farm or land, as a sitting tenant, will depend on various factors, including your age, the number of years left in the tenancy agreement and the actual market value of the land - especially if it has development potential.
The Potters rented Eastwood in 1893 from the then sitting tenant, Atholl McGregor, and Beatrix spent a very productive summer studying and painting.
If he appoints a new manager, as Hughton wants, then the presumption would be he privately wants to stay and ride out the storm because selling a house with a sitting tenant is even more difficult.
An independent young widow moves into a seaside cottage, only to find her new home has a sitting tenant - the ghost of a deceased sea captain.
Mr Oldfield, who would not disclose the name of the landlord, confirmed an offer for the house had been made, but stressed the home would be sold with Mr Stone as a sitting tenant and there would be "no question" of him having to leave.
The only snag is that there's a sitting tenant in the flat upstairs - but she looks a sweet old lady who can't be much longer for this world.
Mr Jones farms with his sons Dylan and Aled at Rhiwaedog, which was a 300-acre holding when his father bought it as a sitting tenant in 1962 when the Duke of Westminster's 32,000-acre estate was broken up.