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Title companies first started appearing in the United States in the late nineteenth century as a way to protect buyers against uncertainties about who really owned the land they were buying. In order to determine that the title being sold is “clear” that there’s no confusion or dispute about who actually has the right to sell it, the title company does what’s called a title search.

Many millions of households in the United States use wells as their main source of water. Wells extract water from aquifers, which are underground layers of earth, gravel, or porous stone where ground water accumulates. In its simplest form, a well is simply a hole...

Even though I think very HIGHLY of the need for a detailed title search when buying real estate and would NEVER purchase a property without having done a detailed title search, I do NOT think very highly of title insurance. What is the difference? Title...

Generally identifying if a property has a marketable title is basically making sure that there are no liens and that the ownership is very clean and clear. There is no hidden interest in the property or an old interest in the property. The owners...

Sure you can hire a title company to do a preliminary title search for you on the property that you are interested in buying. But I would NOT recommend it… because in most real estate investment cases where you have found a good price for...

When you do a title search basically what you are looking for is Marketable Title. Marketable title is really the absence of liens and clouds, the absence of IRS liens, and the absence of missing links in the chain of title. Missing links...