Ch 3: Estate Ownership, Rights & Interest

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Enjoy this comprehensive overview of estate ownership, rights and interest, designed to build your knowledge as you prepare for a future exam. Explore fun lessons and take short quizzes anytime to make your studies simple and effective.

Estate Ownership, Rights & Interest - Chapter Summary

This chapter goes over various aspects of estate ownership, rights and interest, including freehold estates, real estate leases and concurrent estates. Refresh your knowledge of these and other topics by studying entertaining lessons. In no time, you will be able to:

  • Define and share examples of estate in severalty
  • Identify and discuss types of concurrent estates
  • List and define key terms associated with freehold estates
  • Describe real property interest
  • Outline the history of the bundle of rights in property law
  • Exhibit knowledge of extent of ownership and real property
  • Share types of leases in real estate
  • Discuss characteristics of real estate liens

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8 Lessons in Chapter 3: Estate Ownership, Rights & Interest
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Estate in Severalty: Definition & Examples

1. Estate in Severalty: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, the definition of estate in severalty will be provided. Examples of estates in severalty will be given to provide the reader with a better understanding of this type of estate.

Types of Concurrent Estates

2. Types of Concurrent Estates

Real property may be owned by just one person or many. In this lesson, you'll learn about concurrent estates and the various ways multiple people can hold the same parcel of land. A short quiz follows.

Freehold Estates: Definition & Key Terms

3. Freehold Estates: Definition & Key Terms

There is more than one way to own property, and not all types of ownership are equal. In this lesson, you'll learn what a freehold estate is and the different types of freehold estates one might encounter. A short quiz follows the lesson.

Interest in Real Property: Types of Estates

4. Interest in Real Property: Types of Estates

There are several different ways a party can own an interest in real property. There are possessory types of interests and non-possessory types of interests. This lesson explains the main types of real property ownership.

Bundle of Rights in Property Law: Definition & History

5. Bundle of Rights in Property Law: Definition & History

This lesson will discuss the bundle of rights in property law and will provide a summary of how these rights came to be in America. Upon completion, the reader should have knowledge of the bundle of rights and the history behind it.

Extent of Ownership and Real Property: Air, Surface & Subsurface

6. Extent of Ownership and Real Property: Air, Surface & Subsurface

When you buy real property, you gain several different kinds of rights. You'll likely own a bundle of rights that includes more than just the surface area of the land. This lesson explains air, surface, and subsurface rights.

Types of Leases in Real Estate

7. Types of Leases in Real Estate

A contract between a landlord and a tenant is a lease. In this lesson, you'll learn about different types of leases in typical real estate transactions including residential leases and commercial leases. A short quiz follows.

Real Estate Liens: Overview & Characteristics

8. Real Estate Liens: Overview & Characteristics

Liens are one of the most common encumbrances on real estate. In this lesson, you'll learn what a lien is, ways they can be created, lien priority and termination, among other related concepts. A short quiz follows.

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