Quiz 42: Real Property and Landlord Tenant


Tenancy in common: Tenancy in common refers to owning of a property by two or more persons. The members may share and buy a property that would be divided equally among the sharing people according to the amount invested. In case of death of any tenant, the property would move to the legal heir of that tenant. Case synopsis: A piece of land was owned by three people namely Q, O and N. They were considered to be tenants in common. Q owned half of the property; O and N shared the other half of the property. Share of property after the death of Mr. N: After the death of Mr. N, the property held by him would move automatically to the legal heir of Mr. N. Owning of the property: Share in the property after the death of Mr. N would be as follows: There will not be any change in the property of Mr. Q and Mr. O. Therefore, Mr. Q will own ½ of the property; Mr. O will own ¼ of the property, and the legal heir of Mr. N will own ¼ of the property. Hence, Option img is correct. Option A is incorrect because it is not mentioned that the legal heir of the Mr. N is Mr. O. If Mr. O is the legal heir of N, then the given option may be correct in that regard. Option B is incorrect because the value is wrong as well as the name of the legal heir is not mentioned in the answer. Option C is incorrect because the percentage of share is mentioned wrongly.

Case synopsis: Two girls D and S lives in a room for lease. The girls attend parties at late night and disturb the people living nearby. The neighbors of the girls plan to raise a police complaint about the nuisance behavior of the girls. Determination of reasonable action: According to Mr. X, the actions of the girls are creating nuisance. The girls shout and yell before entering their house which acts as a disturbance for the neighbors. Hence, it is reasonable for the neighbors to raise complaint regarding the nuisance of the girls. Determination of creation of nuisance by the girls: Mr. X feels that the girls are creating nuisance in that area by coming home late at night and also by disturbing the neighbors at wees hours in the morning. The girls irritate the neighborhood by playing high volume music in the car and by speaking loudly at mid night while entering their home.

Tenancy at sufferance: Tenancy at sufferance refers to the stay made by the tenant even after the expiry of the bond. It takes place either without the consent of the owner or against the wishes the owner. Hence, tenancy is sufferance is legally wrong as the person stays without the permission of the landlord. Form of tenancy: The form of tenancy that would be created if the tenant stays after the expiry of lease agreement is "tenancy at sufferance." Hence, Option img is correct. Option A is incorrect because in the type of tenancy at will there is no specified duration. Tenancy for years refers to a static period of tenancy. Hence, option B is incorrect. Periodic tenancy refers to the automatic revitalization of the period of tenancy as soon the least agreement expires. This type of tenancy may expiry only at the will of any of the parties. Hence, option C is incorrect.

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