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Ch 5: Property Titles

About This Chapter

The comprehensive lessons in this self-paced chapter are designed to strengthen your knowledge of property titles. Enhance your preparations for a test by studying the lessons and taking accompanying multiple-choice quizzes.

Property Titles - Chapter Summary

Developing a quality understanding of property titles is simple with help from this entertaining chapter. Our instructors have created engaging lessons you can study at your convenience to better understand quiet title actions, title insurance, marketable titles and other related topics. Completing this chapter will enable you to:

  • Describe the requirements and process of recording title documents
  • Give the meaning of a constructive notice in real estate
  • Differentiate between a chain of title and abstract of title in real estate
  • Explain the importance of a marketable title
  • Share examples of quiet title actions
  • Define and explain the purpose of title insurance

This chapter makes it easy to tailor your study process to your unique schedule and needs. Choose the lessons you want to review, and visit them anytime and as often as you'd like. We offer mini quizzes and a practice test you can take when ready to check your understanding of each lesson and the whole chapter. If you need to study on the go, take advantage of mobile features that allow you to access our materials using your preferred smartphone or tablet.

6 Lessons in Chapter 5: Property Titles
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Recording Title Documents: Process & Requirements

1. Recording Title Documents: Process & Requirements

If an important real estate document is not recorded, it could cause a series of legal problems. Learn how real estate title documents are recorded and why.

Constructive Notice in Real Estate

2. Constructive Notice in Real Estate

This lesson will define constructive notice in real estate and provide examples. Additionally, actual notice in real estate will be discussed and compared with constructive notice to give the reader a better understanding of the types of notice in real estate.

Chain of Title & Abstract of Title in Real Estate

3. Chain of Title & Abstract of Title in Real Estate

If you want to know the names of everyone who has ever owned a specific property, you would have to conduct a chain of title search. In this lesson, we will look into how to search a chain of title and how to create an abstract of title in real estate.

Marketable Title: Definition & Importance

4. Marketable Title: Definition & Importance

One of the most important concepts in real estate sales you'll probably never hear about unless you don't have it is marketable title. In this lesson, you'll learn what marketable title is and why it's important.

Quiet Title Actions: Definition & Examples

5. Quiet Title Actions: Definition & Examples

Sometimes the only way you can resolve a claim against your real estate or fix a defect to its title is by going to court. In this lesson, you'll learn about quiet title actions and how they can be used to resolve claims and cure title defects.

What is Title Insurance? - Definition & Purpose

6. What is Title Insurance? - Definition & Purpose

Title insurance differs from most types of insurance. Policyholders are protected from liabilities that have occurred in the past as opposed to something that may occur in the future. Learn what title insurance is and why it is an important part of real estate transactions.

Chapter Practice Exam
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