As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
I. "Person" means a natural person, corporation, trust, partnership, incorporated or unincorporated association, or any other legal entity.

Terms Used In New Hampshire Revised Statutes 358-H:1

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of these laws, shall mean the section next preceding or following that in which such reference is made, unless some other is expressly designated. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:13
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, trust, partnership, incorporated or unincorporated association, or any other legal entity. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 358-H:1
  • real estate: shall include lands, tenements, and hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:21
  • Rental referral agency: means any person who collects rental information for the purpose of assisting prospective tenants in locating specific rental properties in exchange for a fee or other consideration. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 358-H:1

II. "Prospective tenant" means any person who pays a fee or other consideration to a rental referral agency for assistance in obtaining information about specific rental properties.
III. "Rental property" means any house or building or portion of a house or building which is rented, leased or hired out to be occupied as a home or residence by one or more persons.
IV. "Rental referral agency" means any person who collects rental information for the purpose of assisting prospective tenants in locating specific rental properties in exchange for a fee or other consideration. It shall include, but not be limited to, businesses referred to by such terms as rental information service, apartment locator service, or apartment listing service. It shall not include businesses in which all agency employees and representatives who assist prospective tenants are licensed real estate salesmen or brokers, or are under the direct supervision of such salesmen or brokers, to the extent that such salesmen or brokers are actually engaging in or conducting the business, or acting in the capacity, of a real estate broker or salesman as defined and regulated by RSA 331-A.