194. Possession pending completion.

A person who enters on land with the owner's consent under a contract which does not immediately give him a definite interest in the land enters as tenant at will1. For example, a purchaser who enters into possession of land pending the completion of the purchase is generally a tenant at will2. This is so where the consideration is the payment of sums for use and occupation3, or where there is no special stipulation4. If, however, a purchaser enters into possession of land pending the completion of the purchase on the terms that his right to possession is to