estate at will

Definition

The occupation of real estate by a tenant for an indefinite period, terminable by one or both parties at will. The landlord may evict the tenant at any time, and the tenant may vacate the property at any time.

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You may want to offer your place as an estate at will if you will not be staying in it for the foreseeable future.

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We entered into an estate at will, as there was a lot of uncertainty if we wished to remain for very long in the area or not.

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Byron was utilizing the condo via estate at will and he knew the owner was getting ready to sell, so he would have to find a new place to live.

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