Estate In Sufferance

Definition of "Estate in sufferance"

Gloria Green
  Wilkinson ERA Real Estate

The continued and illegal occupancy of property after a legal period of occupancy has expired. In an estate at sufferance the tenant occupies the property at the sufferance of property owner, and can be ejected at the latter's whim.

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