Real Estate Terms Dictionary


Definition of 'Consent'

In legal terms, consent refers to the act of entering into an agreement.

What does Consent mean:

In the case of a married individual who wants to take out a mortgage loan, for example, the consent of the other spouse is needed for the mortgage agreement to be enforceable.


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The glossary is intended to provide real estate professionals and home buyers with a basic understanding of various specialized terms related to legal rights over a property. All terms appear in public records such as ACRIS. We do not take responsibility for the legal accuracy of the definitions provided and ask that use of these explanations in a legal setting be made only after checking with a lawyer or another specialist in the field.