Curing Title Defects: Liens, Judgments, Rights of Third Parties, and Breaks in Chain of Title
Identifying and Resolving Common Title Defects to Ensure Closing of the Deal
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide real estate counsel with a review and discussion on how to cure title defects arising from judgments and liens, defects arising from the rights of third parties, and defects caused by breaks in the chain of title. The program will analyze the various issues that arise in these common defects and best practices for curing these title defects to close the deal.
- Liens and judgments
- Unsatisfied judgments
- Mechanics liens
- Springing liens
- Tax liens
- Lis pendens
- Rights of third parties
- Off-record third parties
- Right of first refusal
- Unrecorded leases
- Breaks in the chain of title
- Missing documents
- Name variances
- Inclusion of all proper parties
- Joint tenancy/TIC issues
The panel will review these and other vital questions:
- What are the most common liens on property, and what are best practices for investigating and clearing the lien?
- What are the most common issues that arise with third-party rights, and what are best practices for resolving these issues?
- When would an action to quiet title be necessary to resolve a break in the chain of title, and what are best practices for curing title through litigation?
Sarah D. Cline
Ms. Cline focuses her practice on commerical and residential real estate issues, representing parties in all aspects of... | Read More
Ms. Cline focuses her practice on commerical and residential real estate issues, representing parties in all aspects of residential and commercial sale and refinance settlements. She counsels clients on real estate issues including, researching title problems and assisting property owners with the refinance or sale of their property.Close
Eric D. Oberer
Maryland Senior Underwriting Counsel
First American Title
Mr. Oberer has over 15 years of real estate and title industry experience. His background includes serving as a former... | Read More
Mr. Oberer has over 15 years of real estate and title industry experience. His background includes serving as a former prosecutor, civil litigator, trial lawyer, title attorney, and land development and acquisition negotiator for a Fortune-500 company at a major law firm. Mr. Oberer’s legal and negotiation experience allows him to navigate and counsel his clients in a highly effective manner to successfully complete transactions using his pragmatic, personalized, and client-focused approach.Close