after-acquired title

Definition of "after-acquired title"
  1. A property title that someone obtains after they've already declared to transfer the same property to another person; once the initial person gets the actual title, it automatically goes to the previously declared recipient
How to use "after-acquired title" in a sentence
  1. In the deed, the after-acquired title clause ensured the land would pass to the buyer once the seller inherited it.
  2. Despite not owning the house yet, Sarah sold it to Bob, taking into account the principle of after-acquired title.
  3. An after-acquired title made sure that the buyer would get the property once the seller actually owned it.

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