Title Defect

Definition of "Title defect"

Marjorie Lindsey & Karen Lindsey
  LightHouse Realty Assoc Inc

Title deficiency that prevents a seller from successfully transferring property to a buyer. A title company may discover a title defect ( due to encumbrances against the property or failure of a former co-owner of the property to sign a deed transferring the title, etc.) in preparation for a closing, effectively blocking the sale of the property until the defect is resolved.

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