What is Freehold Estate?

Legal Definition
An estate retained indefinitely as rightful owner. Contrast to leasehold estate, which holds an estate for a limited period only with terms and conditions that are very specific. Also refer to fee simple absolute in possession.
Legal Definition
Gives owner right or title to hold the property. Contrast with nonfreehold estate.
Legal Definition
Same as Freehold.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary