A fundamental question for every property owner is whether the TITLE to his/her property is in order. “Obvious” you may think but when have you last seen your Title Deeds? If ever? Where are those Title Deeds?
Have your checked your Title Maps?
Are they in order?
Have you what is known as Absolute Freehold Ownership?
Difficulties can be compounded by the fact that shortcomings are often only discovered when an individual needs to raise finance and security is required. If the Bank finds the Security to be flawed in any way the transaction cannot proceed. Similarly, nothing is more distressing for a Seller than to find that, having secured a buyer for his property, he cannot complete the deal due to Title shortcomings.