Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Land Investing 101: Contingent Remainders & Vested Remainders

Okay, the secret is out.  I am currently studying for my bar exam.  In the process, I must study real property law and other areas of law that pertain to real estate and may be helpful to a real estate or land investor.  I figured since I was studying anyways, I might as well put each topic one video at a time.  I also started a YouTube channel which can be seen here.

In this video I explain contingent remainders and vested remainders.  If you recall from our last post, a remainder is created in a transferee that is capable of taking in present possession and enjoyment upon the natural termination of preceding estates created in the same disposition. 

As logically follows, a vested remainder is one that is certain to take place.  Such is the case when an interest follows a life estate.  A contingent remainder is a remainder that is conditioned on a specified event happening.  Let me explain....

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