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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The great thing about the strategy that Mark Jackson shows in this training is that you can bid on these properties without a lot of competition, get clear title to the property and in most cases you don't have to do any rehab.
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The Reds became clear title favourites after beating Manchester City last weekend, and that position only intensified when City were held to a draw by Sunderland in midweek.
Strangely, though City are clear title favourites, Chelsea, at 11-2, are shorter odds than Manuel Pellegrini's men (6-1) to go through the rest of the Premier League season unbeaten.
In the third tier Wolves are clear title favourites, betway quoting them at 4-1 to be crowned League One champions - but under new boss David Weir, Sheffield United are a touch overpriced at 10-1 (bet365) and also catch the eye at 7-2 with Skybet to go up.
In the third tier, Wolves are clear title favourites, Skybet quoting them at 4/1 to be crowned League One champions but under new boss David Weir, Sheffield United are a touch overpriced at 10/1 (bet365) and also catch the eye at 7/2 with Skybet to go up.
Cataldo said yesterday the mayor asked him in 2007 to see that his friend's house got the grant money even though his friend lacked a clear title to the property.
MANCHESTER CITY manager Roberto Mancini does not accept his side have become clear title favourites despite yesterday's emphatic and potentially earth-shifting thrashing of Manchester United.
The town of Palm Beach has brought an action to clear title on a home it purchased last year in a foreclosure sale, according to the Palm Beach Daily News.
Any library strong in exercise programs will appreciate this very specific, clear title.