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 » Business & Finance Real Estate

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 » Government & Politics Law

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 » Business & Finance Real Estate
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