Renter's Resources

Glossary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
  • Added Value Realty Toggle select

    The difference between the purchase price of a property and its resale price.

  • Apportionable Service Charges Toggle select

    A portion of the total costs incumbent upon the tenant.

    These include the services related to the use of different elements of the rented property (caretaker, elevator maintenance and electricity of common areas) and the taxes corresponding to services that directly benefit the tenant (fee for garbage collection).

  • Architecte des bâtiments de France (ABF) Toggle select

    State official working under the French Ministry of Culture and Communication. Its function is to enforce the laws pertaining to architecture (such as historical monuments), to determine and to direct the maintenance of a property, and to execute the repair of specific buildings and national palaces.