tenant by the entirety

Definition of "tenant by the entirety"
  1. An individual who owns a property through a tenancy arrangement known as 'by the entirety'
How to use "tenant by the entirety" in a sentence
  1. The couple owned their family home as a tenant by the entirety, which provided certain legal protections.
  2. In some states, it's common for married couples to become a tenant by the entirety when purchasing a home together.
  3. When set up as a tenant by the entirety, each party has an equal, undivided interest in the property.

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