Title Report Information

What is a Title Report And How Much Attention Should I Pay to It?

A Title Report is simply the written analysis of the status of title to real property, including a property description, names of titleholders and the manner in which title is held (joint tenancy, etc.), encumbrances (mortgages, liens, recorded judgments), and real property taxes due. A title report is issued after the report is ordered and at the time of closing an up-to-date report is issued along with a title insurance policy.

It is important to pay attention to the report of title since it may show property defects that would result in a cancellation of the transaction if not cured by the seller before closing. Typically, real estate contracts require that a seller provide title that is verifiable and clear of encumbrances and liens and other defects.

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