Behind The Scenes - Contact Title Company
Tax Check – What taxes are owed on the property? The Title Company contacts the various assessor-collectors.
Title Search – Copies of documents are gathered from various public records: deeds, deeds of trust, various assessments and matters of probate, heirship, divorce, and bankruptcy are addressed.
Examination – Verification of the legal owner and debts owed.
Document Preparation – Appropriate forms are prepared for conveyance and settlement.
Cloud On Title
DEFINITION: Cloud On Title - Any condition that affects the clear title to real property.
DEFINITION: Easement - The right to use the land of another.
DEFINITION: Encumbrance - Anything that burdens (limits) the fee title to property, such as a lien, easement, or restriction of any kind.
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