affitti precari malis

English translation: doubful rent in arrears

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Italian term or phrase:affitti precari malis
English translation:doubful rent in arrears
Entered by: James (Jim) Davis

22:37 Mar 18, 2009
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Real Estate
Italian term or phrase: affitti precari malis
The context is Italian real estate documentation regarding security for loan facilities, real estate credits etc.
I have rents at sufferance but malis escapes me.
mlreid
Local time: 05:05
doubful rent in arrears
Explanation:
A quick Google shows that this is not a standard term, but invented by your author:

http://www.google.com/search?hl=it&q="affitti precari" malis...

"Affitti precari" would normally be used by a sociologist (lavori precari) for something like a rogue landlord tenancy, but this would not seem to be the case.

As for "malis" un presito "in malis", is a non performing loan, a loan where the borrower is not making the repayments. Applying the same term to rent, you get "in arrears" which obviously includes the concept of "precarious", however I have put "doubtful" as in "doubtful debt", another standard accounting term.
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James (Jim) Davis
Seychelles
Local time: 08:05
Grading comment
Thanks a million, Jim. I think the translation is a perfect fit. My hat is always off to you!
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doubful rent in arrears


Explanation:
A quick Google shows that this is not a standard term, but invented by your author:

http://www.google.com/search?hl=it&q="affitti precari" malis...

"Affitti precari" would normally be used by a sociologist (lavori precari) for something like a rogue landlord tenancy, but this would not seem to be the case.

As for "malis" un presito "in malis", is a non performing loan, a loan where the borrower is not making the repayments. Applying the same term to rent, you get "in arrears" which obviously includes the concept of "precarious", however I have put "doubtful" as in "doubtful debt", another standard accounting term.


James (Jim) Davis
Seychelles
Local time: 08:05
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 136
Grading comment
Thanks a million, Jim. I think the translation is a perfect fit. My hat is always off to you!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  simon tanner: morning, Jim. Sounds convincing
6 mins
  -> Hi Simon, unfortunately I find it much easier to convince others than to convince yours truly.
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