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noun

  1. [legal] An epitome of the evidences of ownership; the condensed history of title to a particular parcel of real estate.

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Google previewModern Real Estate Practice in New York (2003)

For Salespersons and Brokers by Edith Lank

An abstract of title is a condensed history of all the instruments affecting a particular parcel of land. In New York, chains of title frequently date back to a grant from the king of England or a grant to a Dutch patroon. Through the chain of title, the ...

Google previewThe Essentials of Real Estate Law (2014)

by Lynn T. Slossberg

An abstract of title is a condensed history of each document affecting the title of a particular parcel of real property prepared by a licensed and bonded abstractor. The abstractor develops the chain of title and “abstracts” each document, which ...

Google previewFlorida Real Estate Principles, Practices & Law (2003)

by Linda L. Crawford, David S. Coleman

An abstract of title is a summary report of what the title search found in the public record. The person who prepares this report is called an abstractor. The abstractor searches the public records and then prepares a condensed history of the ...

Google previewEssentials of New Jersey Real Estate (2004)

by Edith Lank, Joan Sobeck, Joan m Sobeck

An abstract of title is a condensed history of all instruments affecting a particular parcel of land. Through the chain of title, the ownership of the property can be traced from its origin to its present owner. If this cannot be done, it is said that there ...

Google previewThe Wolters Kluwer Bouvier Law Dictionary (2015)

Quick Reference by Stephen Michael Sheppard

ABSTRACT OF TITLE (TITLE ABSTRACT) A brief record of each of the deeds in the chain of title to a parcel of land. See also: ABSTRACT; TITLE, TITLE SEARCH (EXAMINATION OF TITLE); DEED, WILD DEED. ABUSE Improper use or ill ...

Google previewDictionary of Legal Terms, 5th edition

by Steven H. Gifis

ABSTRACT OF TITLE a short history of title to land, noting all conveyances, transfers, grants, wills and judicial proceedings, and all encumbrances and liens, together with evidence of satisfaction and any other facts affecting title.

Google previewA Dictionary of Business and Management (2016)

by Jonathan Law

abstract of title A document used in conveyancing land to show how the vendor derived good title. For registered land, the abstract of title consists of official copies of the entries in the register.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Local History (2012)

by Carol Kammen, Amy H. Wilson

An abstract is a summary of a document, such as an abstract ofjudgment or abstract of title to real property. accessioning. See deaccession. account books. Financial records kept by individuals, shops, and companies. These are often difficult ...

Google previewThe law lexicon; or dictionary of jurisprudence, etc (1867)

by J.J.S. WHARTON

Abstract of title, an epitome of the evidences of ownership. Such an abstract should show the soundness of a person's right to a given estate, together with any charges or circumstances in anywise affecting it. A perfect abstract discloses that ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Iowa Law (1914)

Being a Plain Statement of the Law of Iowa So Far as it Affects the People in Their Business, Domestic and Social Relations ... by Ezra Christian Ebersole

An abstract of title is a brief and orderly statement of all the facts which affect the title to a piece of land. It should give the date of every such fact and the book and page where it may be found of record. It should show all government patents and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Law (2015)

by Jonathan Law

abstract of title Written ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the Laws of England (1897)

Being a New Abridgment by the Most Eminent Legal Authorities by Sir Alexander Wood Renton, William Bowstead

The right to an abstract of title is implied in every contract for the sale of land, unless excluded by express stipulation (see Sugden, Vendors and Purchasers, 14th ed., 406), so that, if an abstract is not delivered within a reasonable time, the ...

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