Colonial Legacy in Maryland — Why the Heck is Land Rent Still a Thing?

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I’m British, so I’m familiar with a few things that are less familiar to the average American.

Things like freehold versus leasehold and, yes, land rent. (My parents owned my childhood home freehold, but I know people who did have leasehold).

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