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abandon
(ə'bændən) The word 'abandon' is often used in situations to physically leave ( to cast away) a thing or a property or somebody you are responsible … Full Definition »
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abandoned property
An act of a tenant indicating that he is leaving the premises. An apartment empty for substantial amount of time with/without utilities turned off, the surrender of the keys from the apartment to the landlord, may be the indications of the abandoned property. Abandoned property examples may include personal property left unattended in the house after … Full Definition »
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landlord and tenant
an area of law that regulates the relationship between property owners, called landlords, and their tenants. It regulates the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants. … Full Definition »
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tenancy
the occupancy of real estate (either for private of commercial use) as a renter, with or without a written lease. There are several types of tenancy. See also: joint tenancy, tenancy in common, tenancy by the entirety, tenancy at sufferance … Full Definition »
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tenancy at sufferance
when a tenant holds over at the end of his lease and a landlord has not evicted a tenant yet, a tenancy at sufferance is created. It may be terminated by a written notice from the landlord. For example, tenancy at sufferance may be terminated by a written notice of not less than thirty days given on behalf of the landlord, to the tenant, requiring him to … Full Definition »
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tenancy at will
... if no time has been determined as to the length of the rental agreement, it is considered to be a tenancy at will. That means that either landlord or tenant may terminate the tenancy by 30 days notice. Neither landlord nor tenant has to wait to the expiration of the lease term because none has been set in the agreement. … Full Definition »
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tenant
a person that is allowed to live in a house or an apartment of another according to the terms of a lease agreement with the landlord. … Full Definition »
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landlord and tenant
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