abstract of title

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abstract of title

n.
A summary of the history of all legally registered ownership interests in a property.

abstract of title

n
(Law) property law a summary of the ownership of land, showing the original grant, conveyances, and any incumbrances
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As pointed out in the NYLJ article, private companies who provide abstracts of title are simply arranging to pick up the information from the government and transmit it to the client.
Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF) through its branches, subsidiaries and independent agents, performs title searches and examinations, prepares certificates or abstracts of title and issues title insurance policies pertaining to titles of real property.
Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF), through its branches, subsidiaries and independent agents, performs title searches and examinations, prepares certificates or abstracts of title and issues title insurance policies pertaining to titles of real property.