attornment

  

Definition

Expressed or implied consent to a transfer of right, such as where a tenant accepts to be a tenant of a new landlord by continuing to occupy the leased or rented property after its sale.

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  • The attornment agreement had a lot of things in it that I was not aware of and it made me really confused.

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  • You may want to get an attornment any time you are renting to someone that you have no past relationship with.

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  • I was given my option of attornment in person, but I didn't think my new landlord would be so, odd.

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