certificate of title

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A written statement by an attorney or title company as to the status of a property title.

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When I do buy my new condo, it won't feel official until I receive a certificate of title from our attorney with my name and new address written on it.

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If a person outright owns a piece of property, that individual is entitled to a certificate of title which proves that the individual owns the property.

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In lieu of an actual title issued by the state or other authority one may have to acquire a Certificate of Title from an attorney or issuing authority to protect oneself from litigation.

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