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Whereas joint tenancy gives each individual listed on a title undivided shares of a home, tenants in common may own more, less or equal percentage of the property, according to SFGate. If no form of ownership is chosen w... More »

Primary differences between tenants in common and joint tenants involve the percentage of ownership of a property and what happens to that percentage when an owner dies, according to The Law Dictionary. In the case of jo... More »

When owners take title to a piece of property as joint tenants, it creates a right of survivorship, meaning when one tenant passes away, the surviving joint tenants automatically gain ownership of the deceased's portion,... More »

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Owning property by joint tenancy gives each joint tenant the right of survivorship if the four unities of time, title, interest and possession exist, according to the American Bar Association. However, each joint tenant ... More »

Adding someone to a property title requires the filing of a quitclaim deed, explains SFGate. This is a deed that allows you to override the deed currently in effect for the property. If there is an open mortgage on the p... More »

A deed is a written document that transfers title of property from one or more grantors to one or more grantees, and a warranty deed is one type. Joint tenancy is a particular way for more than one person to hold title i... More »

To sell a home under a land contract, describe the property; price the property; make the payment plan; draft and sign the contract; and file a copy of it with the county land recorder, according to David Carnes for SFGa... More »