security deposit


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Noun1.security deposit - the amount of collateral a customer deposits with a broker when borrowing from the broker to buy securitiessecurity deposit - the amount of collateral a customer deposits with a broker when borrowing from the broker to buy securities
down payment, deposit - a partial payment made at the time of purchase; the balance to be paid later
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An Indian expatriate, who did not want to be named, said he paid the new amount of security deposit on October 9.
In this case, you would be demanding that your landlord return your security deposit to you.
She said Berkshire's traditional security deposit for prospects with solid credit histories at most of its communities costs $500, compared to the $87.
But by the end of 2001, the market shifted, and although landlords were left with security deposits and high-quality build-outs, they still had an abundant amount of empty office space on the market.
Under California law, landlords can charge up to two months of rent for security deposit - an amount that is often prohibitive for low-income families and the elderly.
In addition, the current modification provides that the remaining balance of the lease security deposit totaling approximately $173,000 be utilized to reduce the outstanding balance of a note payable to PMC executed in connection with the sale of a leased property in August 2004.
If the maid changes her employer, then the new employer will have to give his security deposit and the previous employer's deposit will be refunded," Anand Bardhan, Counsellor for Community Affairs that handles maid deployment at the Indian embassy, told Gulf News.
At lease signing, Madison Apartment Group leasing consultants offer a prospective resident a choice between paying a traditional security deposit (which typically costs between $500 and $1,000), or purchasing a surety bond tot the security deposit alternative at a significantly lower cost.
The new survey was conducted by SureDeposit among 150 apartment owners and managers representing medium- to- large-size communities across the country that currently offer a security deposit program to their residents.
The tenant, however, must contribute one-third of the required security deposit.
Renters are drawn to properties that offer security deposit alternatives because they reduce their move-in costs and free up cash when they need it most," said Paul Kaliades, President of SureDeposit, a provider of security deposit alternatives to the apartment industry.
During lease negotiations, one of the most important issues relates to a tenant's security deposit, lawyers said.

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