covenants for title
Covenants by the owner of property being disposed of, which relate to the title of that property, for the benefit of the new owner. Covenants for title are implied under the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1994, by using the key phrases, full title guarantee or limited title guarantee.
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  • covenant for title — See title covenants …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • title covenants — Covenants ordinarily inserted in conveyances, being required by the purchaser as protection against insufficiency of title obtained by him from the vendor. 20 Am J2d Cov § 43. Covenants for title appearing in a lease. A lessor s covenant for… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • title — A mark, style, or designation; a distinctive appellation; the name by which anything is known. Thus, in the law of persons, a title is an appellation of dignity or distinction, a name denoting the social rank of the person bearing it; as duke or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Title search — A title search is a process that is performed to determine the answers to two questions. *Does the seller have a saleable interest in the property? *Do any liens exist on the property which need to be paid off at closing (mortgages, back taxes,… …   Wikipedia

  • usual covenants — An agreement on the part of a seller of real property to give the usual covenants binds him to insert in the grant covenants of seisin, quiet enjoyment, further assurance, general warranty, right to convey, and against incumbrances. Collectively… …   Black's law dictionary

  • usual covenants — An agreement on the part of a seller of real property to give the usual covenants binds him to insert in the grant covenants of seisin, quiet enjoyment, further assurance, general warranty, right to convey, and against incumbrances. Collectively… …   Black's law dictionary

  • beneficial owner covenants — covenants for title implied into conveyances of freehold or leasehold property for valuable consideration by section 76 of the Law of Property Act 1925. They have been superseded by the statutory personal covenants under the Law of Property… …   Law dictionary

  • limited title guarantee — One of the two key phrases used to imply covenants for title under the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1994 in an instrument effecting or purporting to effect a disposition of property (section 1(1)). The other key phrase is full… …   Law dictionary

  • full title guarantee — One of the two key phrases used to imply covenants for title under the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1994 in an instrument effecting or purporting to effect a disposition of property ({{}}section 1(1)). The other key phrase is… …   Law dictionary

  • covenant running with title — A covenant which goes with the title. Stipulation in a lease granting to lessee the option of renewing it for another specified period is such a covenant. See also covenants for title, above …   Black's law dictionary

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