Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Evidence of a purchaser’s acquisition of legal title at a judicial sale, subject to redemption rights, if any.

Certified statement as to land ownership based upon examination of record title.

A chronological list of documents comprising the record history of title to a specific parcel of real property.

A pledge, promise, or firm agreement; also, a title insurer’s contractual obligation to insure title to real property.

An agreement entered into for the sale and purchase of property.

Written document transferring title to land from one person to another.

Assuming, without authority, the identity of another person for fraudulent purposes.

A transfer of real property by deed.

A written instrument transferring title to real property.

The person acquiring title to real property by a deed.

The person transferring title to real property by a deed.

A policy of title insurance insuring the title of an owner.

Assumed correct until overcome by further proof.

To incorporate into the public records of the County Recorder; also, the system of public records imparting constructive notice of title to claims, or interests, in real property.

The act of filing documents for record in the office of the County Recorder.

The performance of the terms of an obligation.

The sum total of a person’s right or the extent of his/her interest in real property.

Assurance of indemnification for loss occasioned by defects in the title to real property or to an interest therein which is insured.

The assembled links required to complete a chain of title to a parcel of real property.

A deed containing express covenants as to good title and right to possession.

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