1. A housing estate or location.
  2. Part of a larger property – e.g. an estate surrounding a property.
  3. A legal term relating to the rights and responsibilities of a tenant
  • This last term is the most likely topic related to lettings.
  • It is also unlikely to be countenanced in most landlord’s lifetime.
  • What happens to a tenant’s possessions or their tenancy entitlements or responsibilities following a tenant’s death?  See succession.
  • See also Next of kin.

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Formerly a student living in a rented room my vision focused on excellence. Letting phenomenal student houses soon became more than a day job - more a way of life.

Continuing to look after our tenants I subsequently also founded what is widely recognised as a phenomenal student lettings agency.