vacant possession


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vacant possession

land not subject to any lease or other adverse interest that would prevent the purchaser taking possession.

VACANT POSSESSION, estates. An estate which has been abandoned by the tenant; the abandonment must be complete in order to make the possession vacant, and therefore if the tenant have goods on the premises, it will not be so considered. 2 Chit. Rep. 17 7; 2 Str. 1064; Bull. N. P. 97; Comyn on Landl. & Ten. 507, 517.

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Nor were the statements made by the landlord that it would send someone to collect the keys binding or sufficient to waive its entitlement to vacant possession.
His reasoning was that the lease had not been lawfully terminated and that therefore vacant possession of the property could not be given as required by the sale contract.
The property in Freer Street, Attleborough, Nuneaton, is for sale with immediate vacant possession and offers are invited based on pounds 275,000.
The property is offered with vacant possession and no onward chain.
OFFERED with early vacant possession, this spacious property at 339 Walsgrave Road, Coventry, is available to let at pounds 12,500 per annum.
The office building was sold with vacant possession.
The Post Office currently trades out of the unit but it will be offered with vacant possession.
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Then you have prime London sites, Vacant possession all, From one point of Westminster and all along the Mall.
Offers are invited for the site in Singer Close based on PS89,950 for the freehold with vacant possession.
Conwy's acting corporate director Iwan Davies said that in June the council and the Cabinet were "clear" that the authority would only acquire the pier with vacant possession.
The court said that this was not vacant possession so the break notice was ineffective and the tenant continued to be liable for ongoing rent of around pounds 250,000," said Ms Jakeman.