title search

Definition of "title search"
  1. A detailed inspection of the public records connected to a piece of real estate to confirm the current owner's valid ownership and discover any liens, mortgages, or other claims on the property
How to use "title search" in a sentence
  1. A title search is mandatory before buying a house to avoid future legal issues.
  2. The title search of the property revealed an unpaid tax lien that had to be resolved.
  3. Before the sale, the title insurance company conducted a title search and discovered an old easement on the property.

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