Quiet Title Actions: Definition & Examples


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A ____ is a potential defect on title to real estate that may impair or prevent it from being sold or mortgaged.

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1. Which of the following claims are resolvable by way of a quiet title action?

2. Title to property that contains possible defects such that no reasonably prudent buyer will accept the title is considered ____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This assessment will test your knowledge of what a quiet title action is and what it is used for. Topics you need to know to do well on this quiz include what makes a title marketable and what claims are able to be resolved by quiet title action.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet combo, you will be tested on:

  • Potential defects on a real estate title that may prevent it from being sold
  • Term used when a property title has a possible defect that would prevent prudent buyers from purchasing it
  • Place where a quiet title judgment may be recorded

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on quiet title action
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of quiet title action in resolving real estate disputes
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where to record quiet title actions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about claims that can be resolved by quiet title actions

Additional Learning

Get more in-depth information about this topic with the accompanying lesson called Quiet Title Actions: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers these objectives:

  • Define quiet title action
  • Explain the term 'cloud on title'
  • Provide examples of claims resolved by quiet title actions