Clear Title

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Clear Title

Unencumbered or unrestricted legal ownership that is free from doubt as to its validity.

The phrase implies that ownership is not subject to claims by anyone but the person holding title. It is also called marketable title, or title that can be easily transferred or sold because of its lack of encumbrances.

clear title

n. holding ownership of real property without any claims by others on the owner's title and no history of past claims which might affect the ownership. (See: cloud on title)

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Sources said that share Purchase Agreement (SPA) between Etislat and the government of Pakistan required transfer of clean titles of property in favor of PTCL, which at that time was shared by PTCL and other different federal and provincial agencies.
The extent of fraudulent retitling was revealed in part in 2005, when 49 states settled with State Farm after the insurer revealed that over 30,000 wrecked cars had been rebuilt and sold with clean titles.
Dealers that have vehicles which have clean titles and/or are Carfax 1-Owner vehicles must be able to price these against other vehicles with comparable attributes.