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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

It identifies all parties and doesn't allow them

 

to be an anonymous blueface on title...      

Apr 24, 2017 08:19 PM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Right on Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS 

Apr 24, 2017 08:25 PM
Rainmaker
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS nailed this one!

Apr 25, 2017 04:38 AM
Rainmaker
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS has the answer!

Apr 24, 2017 09:49 PM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

Love the responses received already.

Apr 24, 2017 08:36 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

LOL Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS!  Title chain allows for transparency and to ascertain there are no liens - nothing hidden, as Thomas mentioned! 

Apr 24, 2017 08:32 PM
Rainmaker
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

I love Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS comment.... that's a NAILED IT comment....

Apr 25, 2017 08:02 AM
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Jim Cheney
Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA - Santa Rosa, CA
Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055

It may not be important to you, but it matters to banks & title companies.  You may need to contact a prior owner over an issue with the house. 

Apr 24, 2017 10:07 PM
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Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931

You got it.

Jun 15, 2019 06:17 AM
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Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent

Great answers here. I hope you got it. 

Jun 15, 2019 06:07 AM
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Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

 I like getting up to fresh comments...a good way to end and start my day.

Mar 31, 2018 09:05 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

This protects the new buyer.

Apr 25, 2017 11:10 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Because it is.  Duh!

Apr 25, 2017 11:06 AM
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Anna Banana Kruchten CRS CRB, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ
602-380-4886

What does you instructor tell you. 

Apr 25, 2017 10:36 AM
Rainmaker
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Please research it and tell us

Apr 25, 2017 09:36 AM
Rainmaker
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sandy straley
Rindlesbach Homes - Salt Lake City, UT
Selling Homes for over 40 Years

make sure you have the correct seller. . . . 

Apr 25, 2017 08:47 AM
Rainmaker
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

To understand potential claims.

Apr 25, 2017 08:12 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Chain of title are the links in the history of the property that connect the dots ... it will show transfers, liens, judgments, etc. Title must transfer "clear" with no clouds.

Apr 25, 2017 07:36 AM
Rainmaker
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

This is a good question...Having someone appear and lay claim to your real estate holding can be devastating. Chain of title secures that possibility

Apr 25, 2017 07:05 AM
Rainmaker
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

To kno the potential unknown! Get it?

Apr 25, 2017 06:30 AM
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Harry F. D'Elia III
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

ensure accuracy

Apr 25, 2017 06:09 AM
Rainmaker
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

So that the examiner can insure there is no break in that chain.

Apr 25, 2017 05:21 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Important to hve a good title company to track these down.

Apr 25, 2017 05:18 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Purchasers want good title.

Apr 25, 2017 04:41 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Because it is.

Apr 25, 2017 04:13 AM
Rainmaker
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

An excellent legal question for legal counsel to answer in the relevant jurisdiction.

Apr 25, 2017 04:07 AM
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I think you need to read your text book.

Apr 25, 2017 03:45 AM