chain of title

Definition of "chain of title"
  1. A history of ownership for a piece of land or property, which traces from the present owner back to the original one
How to use "chain of title" in a sentence
  1. The realtor spent hours researching the chain of title before selling the house.
  2. An error in the chain of title may complicate the property sale.
  3. A clear chain of title ensured a smooth transaction for the new homeowners.

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