Example usage They gained possession of the property. Pages on this site to help you understand Housing Housing Am I going to be evicted? I am a landlord with a legal issue I am renting and have legal issues Licensed Conveyancers Recent articles tagged with Housing ID and money home-buying checks - why they are needed In the market for a flat? Leasehold or commonhold? Leasehold and ground rents Stepping on to the property ladder Recent articles tagged with Conveyancing Moving home during Covid-19 See also: Possess To have property under your control. Possessory title Gaining title through possession. If you have possession of something for a long time you may gain title to it even though you do not have documents to prove that it is yours.