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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.

good title

See good and marketable title.

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The Court noted at the outset of its analysis that, were California law to apply, then the case would easily be resolved in favour of Lilly's estate, without any need to examine TBC's (or anyone else's) bona fides, because, "[u]nder California law and common law, thieves cannot pass good title to anyone, including a good faith purchaser." (18)
Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas today revealed that one of the reasons why Malaysia invoked admiralty law in its seizure of the Equanimity was because the court is able to provide a good title.
Land passed down the generations is often assumed to have good title but, where deeds are missing and land unregistered, it can cause a real headache for farming families in the process of a sale, purchase or bereavement.
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