Business / Real Estate / Servient Tenement: Land on which an easement exists in favor of an adjacent property (called a dominant tenement or estate), also called a servient estate. If property A has a right-of-way across property B, property B is the servient tenement. The servient owner may not use the property in such a way as to interfere with the reasonable use of the dominant owner.
Business / Real Estate / Dominant Tenement: The estate that is said to attach to and derive benefit from the servient estate in reference to an easement appurtenant. For example, an easement road passes over an owners land (the servient tenemen MORE
Business / Real Estate / Tenement: A common law real estate term that describes those real property rights of a permanent nature. These rights relate to the land and pass with conveyance of the land, such as buildings and improvements. MORE