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.
1342 (1928) (holding that expenditures for surveys, geological opinions, legal opinions settlements of suits involving title to lands, and abstracts of title are not deductible as ordinary and necessary expenses, but are capital expenditures to be added to cost of property).
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