clear title

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Clear title

Title to ownership that is untainted by any claims on the property or disputed interests, and therefore available for sale. This is usually checked through a title search by a title company.

Clear Title

The title to a property where there are no competing claims, liens, or anything else that would hinder its transfer. That is, if a property has undisputed ownership, its owner is said to have clear title. An owner with clear title may sell the property without any legal difficulties. Generally speaking, a real estate broker researches a property to ensure that there are no competing claims. See also: Quitclaim deed, Title search.

clear title

Good title; marketable title; title to real property without any defects, liens, mortgages or adverse claimants.

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While assigning the rating, ICRA has taken into consideration BIPL's strong parentage (Ruchi Group and Sun Apollo Real Estate Fund), low approval risk, clear title on the land, and the fact that it is the biggest township being constructed in Bhopal.
Private investors will also benefit from government owned properties forming part of a REIT as these properties have clear title and usually generate consistent cash flows.
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