What is renting?

  • (noun): The act of paying for the use of something (as an apartment or house or car).
    Synonyms: rental


Renting, also known as hiring, is an agreement where a payment is made for the temporary use of a good, service or property owned by another. A gross lease is when the tenant pays a flat rental amount and the landlord pays for all property charges regularly incurred by the ownership.

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Peer-to-peer Renting
... Peer-to-peer renting refers to the process of an individual renting an owned good, service, or property to another individual ... It is also referred to as Person-to-Person rental, P2P renting, Collaborative Consumption, and Product Service System ... Individuals have been renting from each other for decades, particularly in the real estate domain, however, with the Internet acting as a facilitator ...
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment - History
... in the videocassette market at the time were trying to find ways to stop dealers from renting out their movie tapes ... Fox and others) ceased doing business with Fotomat after Fotomat began renting Magnetic Video cassettes without authorization ... to tell if dealers were violating their dealer agreements by renting out cassettes intended for sale, and it continued until 1983 or 1984, when they stopped doing so ...
Fractional Renting
... Fractional or weekday renting describes those individuals who rent on a part-time basis, typically renting a room in someone’s home for the working week ...
Rochfortbridge - Present Day - Demographics
... live in a house where there is a mortgage, 171 households have no mortgage, 51 households are renting privately with the majority in receipt of rent allowance, 49 are renting from the local ...
Yacht Charter
... Yacht chartering is the practice of renting, or chartering, a sailboat or motor yacht and travelling to various coastal or island destinations ... Bareboat charters involve a person renting a boat or cabin and skippering it themselves if they are renting the whole yacht ... The other way is gathering up a group and renting the yacht with them ...