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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e the Muslims, Sri Ram Virajman ( the deity) nor the Nirmohi Akhada had a clear title to the land.
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Between banks, private lenders, investors and unpaid contractors, so many people sank so much money into the projects it's tough for a potential buyer to get through the myriad legal claims to a clear title.
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New York governor Eliot Spitzer months ago agreed on a plan that would give the NYRA a 30-year extention on the franchise, while in return giving the state clear title to the properties on which Belmont, Aqueduct and Saratoga are situated.
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