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Real Estate Glossary

Definitions of Common Real Estate Terms

Affidavit of Title

A written statement, made under oath by a seller or grantor of real property and acknowledged by a notary public, in which the grantor
(1) identifies himself or herself and indicates marital status,
(2) certifies that since the examination of the title on the date of the contracts no defects have occurred in the title and
(3) certifies that he or she is in possession of the property (if applicable).