What is a Property Title Search? - Definition & Importance

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A deed represents:

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1. A title searcher is most likely to include which of the following in a full title search report?

2. What provides a historical account of every owner of a property?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A property title search can bring peace of mind and security to a home buyer, and this pair of practice assessments will analyze your comprehension of property title searches and what they do. Quiz questions will focus on components of title and deed transactions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This pair of assessments will quiz you on:

  • What a deed represents
  • Information likely included in title search
  • What could put a cloud on a title
  • Hindrances to title

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you retained key information from the related property title search lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding deeds and titles related to a property title search
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about information included in a property title search

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about property title searches, check out the corresponding lesson titled What is a Property Title Search? - Definition & Importance. The lesson will cover the following key points:

  • Situations where a property title search is appropriate and helpful
  • Public records that compose a full or current owner file search
  • Additional documents, such as a certificate of title or estoppel certificate, included in title reports
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