Definition of vacant possession in English:

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vacant possession


[mass noun] British
The right of a purchaser to exclusive use of a property on completion of the sale, any previous occupant having moved out.
Example sentences
  • The valuation assumes a sound freehold title with full vacant possession.
  • The present value of the house, unencumbered with vacant possession, is about £160,000.
  • The land with vacant possession was valued at £90,000.

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