The amount of money put down by a purchaser, as a deposit, at the time of signing the preliminary contract. Most often this amount makes 10% of a property price.
This way allows persons without blood ties, to purchase the same real estate. It is particularly interesting for people living together and not married. "Indivisaires" sign an "indivision agreement" to define each shared part (divided up in equal or unequal parts).
A board of the government that administers and collects major direct taxes.