covenant of quiet enjoyment
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property → Renters' & Tenants' Rights

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  • covenant of quiet enjoyment — A title covenant, an assurance that the grantee shall have legal, quiet, and peaceful possession. 20 Am J2d Cov § 97; an express or implied covenant in a lease that the lessee shall not be evicted or disturbed in his possession of the demised… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • covenant for quiet enjoyment — See covenant of quiet enjoyment …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • covenant for quiet enjoyment — An assurance against the consequences of a defective title, and of any disturbances thereupon. A promise by the landlord or grantor that the tenant or grantee will not be evicted or disturbed by the grantor or a person having a lien or superior… …   Black's law dictionary

  • covenant for quiet enjoyment — An assurance against the consequences of a defective title, and of any disturbances thereupon. A promise by the landlord or grantor that the tenant or grantee will not be evicted or disturbed by the grantor or a person having a lien or superior… …   Black's law dictionary

  • quiet enjoyment — n. Undisturbed use of land or buildings that one is leasing. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. quiet enjoyment an obligation of a landlord …   Law dictionary

  • quiet enjoyment — A covenant, usually inserted in leases and conveyances on the part of the grantor, promising that the tenant or grantee shall enjoy the possession and use of the premises in peace and without disturbance. In connection with the landlord tenant… …   Black's law dictionary

  • quiet enjoyment — See covenant of quiet enjoyment …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • covenant — cov·e·nant / kə və nənt/ n 1: an official agreement or compact an international covenant on human rights 2 a: a contract in its entirety or a promise within a contract for the performance or nonperformance of a particular act a covenant not to… …   Law dictionary

  • enjoyment — en·joy·ment n: personal benefit, use, or possession (as of rights or property) widows and widowers were relegated to lifetime enjoyment of the marital estates W. M. McGovern, Jr. et al.; specif: the receipt of the fruits or profits of property… …   Law dictionary

  • quiet — qui·et 1 adj: free from disturbance, interference, or dispute (as from an adverse claim) quiet enjoyment of property quiet 2 vt: to establish or make (title) secure by means of an action that produces a final determination of the respective… …   Law dictionary

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