Sweat equity


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Sweat equity

The investment of property owner’s or occupant’s own labor in rehabilitation work as a form of payment.
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SWEAT equity operates in a variety of different ways with different levels of commitment resulting in different levels of ownership
I teach my students how to earn their 10% Sweat Equity Joint Venture position with investors.
Homebuyers will contribute significant sweat equity towards the development of their units and/or the units of other homebuyers participating in the local self-help housing programs.
It is not a case of sweat equity but a clear case of stinking corruption," Prasad said.
With help - mostly sweat equity - from friends and loved ones, and a small loan from the Venture Centre, they have managed to renovate the restaurant on their own.
Journalist Tom Brokaw's hymn of praise to South Dakota, small towns, sweat equity, and family tells about "growing up in the American heartland in the Forties and Fifties," and takes readers from the author's birth in 1940 to 1962, when he "put (his) home state of South Dakota in a rearview mirror and drove away.
Fred, an electrical engineer by trade, and Richard, who is retired from the Army, say the reasoning was simple: "We weren't going to give up, so we made it happen through sweat equity and personal funds until the cash flow started.
Then there's Mike's own sad site-specific work: Sweat Equity, a wall he built as "art," which is a kind of real-estate version of Richard Serra's Tilted Arc, since to remove it would mean destroying it.
Bjorkgren, who contributed sweat equity in the new neighborhood five or six days a week, was dubbed the "volunteer queen" by coworkers.
Earlier, there were reports that Sunanda may sell off her sweat equity in the Kochi IPL franchise to avoid further scrutiny and unnecessary publicity.
In the Indian context, sweat equity is similar but not identical to employee stock options (ESOPs).
And, with the requirement to put in sweat equity, along with a fair price, this will not be a random building, but something the family can make into their home.