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Examining Title to Property
As we learned in Unit 6, good title is usually what is promised by way of a warranty deed to real property. Because of this, a title examination must be conducted to ensure there are no encumbrances or liens on the property. Besides a review of the chain of title, there are other places one should look in order to ensure there are no encumbrances or liens on the property. For a discussion on some of these areas, please click on “5 Steps to Ensure A Clean Title On Real Property.” In addition to the chain of title, what other types of public records should be researched to determine whether title is good and marketable?Post your thoughts on this to the Discussion and respond to at least two other students’ posts.
Review the following resource, “10 Common Title Problems” at https://www.firstam.com/ownership/10-common-title-problems/