Joint tenants and tenants in common – know the difference & protect what you own!

I’m buying with my partner, what’s the difference between joint tenants and tenants in common?


Each joint tenant owns the property in its entirety. A joint tenant cannot bequeath their share to someone else, as the whole property belongs to their co-owner. If one joint tenant dies, the other is automatically entitled to the entire property, irrespective of the terms of the deceased person’s Will.

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