cloud on title - Business Definition
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Business Terms Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A real or probable claim on a property title that is likely to make ownership difficult to transfer. A typical problem is failure to record repayment of a debt that used the property as collateral.
cloud on title - Legal Definition
Webster's New World Law Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey.
A defect or potential defect in the record of the title to real property that evidences a possible outstanding claim or encumbrance (such as an easement or a lien) that could annul or impair title to the property.
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