Term Details

English

Term clear title 
Plain Language Definition ownership of property without any mortgages or other claims against the property; free and clear ownership 
Context/Example Both people were aware that the appellant could not deliver *clear title* to the property because of an existing dispute between the appellant and another person. 
Related words
unencumbered; encumbered 
 
This term last modified: 9/3/2008
 
 
 
 
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