good title


good title
good title see title

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

good title
n.
A title to property that is valid and can be sold without worry; a title free from doubts, encumbrances, and defects, and that is not the subject of litigation; also called merchantable title. Synonymous with clear title, marketable title

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


good title
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property → Buying a House
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property → Selling a House

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

good title
n.
   ownership of real property which is totally free of claims against it and therefore can be sold, transferred or put up as security (placing a mortgage or deed of trust on the property).

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • Good title — is a concept in property law. For a valid transaction to take place, the previous owner must have an indefeasible title to the property and must transfer it to the new owner. Proof of this may be difficult, since it involves proving a negative:… …   Wikipedia

  • good title — A valid title and a marketable title. 55 Am J1st V & P § 166. Not merely a title which is valid in fact, but a marketable title which can again be sold to a reasonable purchaser, or mortagaged to a person of reasonable prudence as security for… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • good title — One free from reasonable doubt, that is, not only a valid title in fact, but one that can again be sold to a reasonable purchaser or mortgaged to a person of reasonable prudence. MacGowan v. Gaines, 127 Vt. 477, 253 A.2d 121, 123. A title free… …   Black's law dictionary

  • good title — One free from reasonable doubt, that is, not only a valid title in fact, but one that can again be sold to a reasonable purchaser or mortgaged to a person of reasonable prudence. MacGowan v. Gaines, 127 Vt. 477, 253 A.2d 121, 123. A title free… …   Black's law dictionary

  • good title — Law. See marketable title. * * * …   Universalium

  • good title — Law. See marketable title …   Useful english dictionary

  • title — ti·tle n [Anglo French, inscription, legal right, from Old French, from Latin titulum inscription, chapter heading, part of the law that sanctions an action] 1 a: the means or right by which one owns or possesses property; broadly: the quality of …   Law dictionary

  • title search — n: a search of public records to determine the condition of title to real property usu. that is the subject of a transaction (as a purchase or mortgage) the borrower was required to pay for a title search Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law.… …   Law dictionary

  • good — [good] adj. better, best [ME gode < OE gōd, akin to Ger gut < IE base * ghedh , to unite, be associated, suitable > GATHER] I a general term of approval or commendation 1. a) suitable to a purpose; effective; efficient [a lamp good to… …   English World dictionary

  • Title — Ti tle, n. [OF. title, F. titre, L. titulus an inscription, label, title, sign, token. Cf. {Tilde}, {Titrate}, {Titular}.] 1. An inscription put over or upon anything as a name by which it is known. [1913 Webster] 2. The inscription in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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