Tenancy At Will Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Tenancy At Will, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Tenancy At Will?

It is the ownership of the real estate property till such time that either the tenant or the owner(landlord) gives notice of vacating the property with sufficient time ( considered sufficient by authorities; normally 30 days). Tenancy at will happens normally in the absence of the lease or when some family member is staying on the property. Tenancy at will ceases to be effective when either landlord or tenant dies or landlord has shown his interest in the property or that the landlord has sold the property to someone else or that tenant is not utilizing the property.