Head lessee

Where a sub-tenancy (or series of subtenancies) exists, the highest leaseholder in the chain (who pays rent to the freeholder).

Headline rent

The rent apparently being paid, which may not take account of concessions such as rent-free periods.

High Court

The Court for larger or more serious claims with three divisions.

Homebuyers report

Surveyor’s report on a property (less extensive than a structural survey).