The Grantor would be the party who transfers title in real property (seller, giver) to another (buyer, recipient, donee) by grant deed or quit claim deed.
You will need to make sure that when the deed is prepared that the life estate is created which will allow the grantor(s) who conveys property to the grantee, to maintain an interest in the property during the lifetime of the grantor(s).
Essentially the person who receives the life estate is not the owner but has the right to use property during their lifetime. The Life tenant has essentially all the same rights as the owner such as living in the property, renting out the property, excluding people from the use of the property. The life tenant must maintain the property and is not allowed to destroy the property.
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