Definition of Sweat equity

1. Noun. Interest in a building that a tenant earns by contributing to its renovation or maintenance.

Generic synonyms: Equity

Definition of Sweat equity

1. Noun. (idiomatic real estate business) An investment of labour, typically by the owner and often his or her family, usually in a small business or personal residence that increases the value of the business or residence. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweat Equity

sweat bag
sweat bullets
sweat duct
sweat equity (current term)
sweat gland
sweat glands
sweat it out
sweat like a pig
sweat of one's brow
sweat off
sweat pants
sweat pore
sweat rash
sweat room
sweat shirt
sweat shirts
sweat sock
sweat suit

Literary usage of Sweat equity

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1. Medicare Provider Service Networks: Congressional Hearing edited by Michael Bilirakis (1999)
"PSO advocates argue that PSOs do not need to comply with state financial standards because "sweat equity" will allow providers to work long hours without ..."

2. Financial Champion Or Fiscal Fool by Pelley & Associates, Inc. (2006)
"In contrast, sweat equity represents labor. A person who enjoys rebuilding an ... The time devoted to a project is sweat equity. No payment is received for ..."

3. Tobacco Policy Making in California 2001-2003: No Longer Finishing First edited by Jeffrey Archer, Simon Bainbridge (2003)
"... where the homebuyer contributes a significant amount of sweat equity toward the construction of the dwellings. TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Project Grants. ..."

4. Rural Housing: Options for Optimizing the Federal Role in Rural Housing by Stanley J. Czerwinski (2001)
"This program, which allows families to obtain small direct mortgage loans in amounts based on how much "sweat equity" they put into the construction of ..."

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