executed contract of sale

A present conveyance, that is a contract sufficient in itself to convey title to real estate. 55 Am J1st V & P § 100. A land contract which has been performed by both vendor and purchaser, the purchase price having been paid and the deed executed and delivered. Miller v Kemp, 157 Va 178, 160 SE 203, 84 ALR 980. A contract of sale of personal property so fully performed that nothing remains to be done under it, title having passed to the buyer and the risk of loss or destruction of the chattel having been shifted from the seller to him. 46 Am J1st Sales § 412.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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