Tenancy By The Entirety


Definition of "Tenancy by the entirety"

Marie Dinsmore
  RE/MAX All Properties

Type of ownership by husband and wife, recognized in 27 states, in which the rights of the deceased spouse pass to the survivor. It is the same as joint tenancy, except that one spouse cannot sell his or her share without approval of the other spouse.



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