Mary took good care of her grandfather for many years. As he lay dying, - 11664

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Mary took good care of her grandfather for many years.  As he lay dying, he said, “Because you have provided me with so much great care in the past, I am giving you my house when I die.  He does not change the title on his house or take any other steps to transfer ownership.  Which of the following is true?

  1.  Mary will get the house because shoe did not provide valuable consideration to her grandfather before he promised her the house.
  2.  Mary will get the house because even though there is no contract, the acts of her grandfather constitute promissory estoppel.
  3.  Mary will NOT get the house because there is no valid contract with her grandfather. She did not provide valid consideration.
  4.  Mary will NOT get the house because her grandfather’s contract became void when he died
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Mary took good care of her grandfather for many years.  As he lay dying, he said, “Because you have provided me with so much great care in the past, I am giving you my house when I die.  He does not change the title on his house or take any other steps to transfer ownership.  Which of the following is true?