Dec 29 , 2015

Tampa School of Real Estate

Adverse Possession

Definition: A means of gaining title to real property by occupying it in an open and hostile manner contrary to the interests of the owner.

Pronunciation: ad-ˈvərs   pə-ze-shən

Used in a Sentence:   The occupant of the house tried to claim adverse possession because he had lived there for several years and had been paying the taxes on the property.