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One who rents real property or Personal Property to another.

A lessor of land is a landlord.


Landlord and Tenant.


n. the owner of real property who rents it to a lessee pursuant to a written lease. Thus, he/she/it is the landlord and the lessee is the tenant. (See: lease, lessee, landlord, tenant, landlord and tenant)


noun business owner, landlord, owner, propprty owner
See also: landlord, obligee, transferor


a person who grants a LEASE of property.

LESSOR. contr. He who grants a lease. Civ. Code of L. art. 2647.

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