Maintenance In property parlance, the keeping of a building, structure or other physical feature in a specified condition eg. wind and weather tight conditions. The approved cost of maintenance may be deductible for income taxation.
Mattha Frontage of a building with the main road.
Mortgage The conveyance of a legal or equitable interest in freehold or leasehold property as security for a loan and with provision for redemption on repayment of the loan. The lender (mortgagee) has powers of recovery in the event of default by the borrower (mortgagor). A mortgage is a form of land charge and can be either legal or equitable.