Opinion Of Title

AAA

DEFINITION of 'Opinion Of Title'

A legal opinion attesting to the validity of the title deed to a piece of property. An opinion title is a legal document which can be insured by through a title insurance company.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Opinion Of Title'

Opinions of title are usually issued by attorneys. Title companies rely on this opinion in order to issue titles. The attorney puts his or her professional name behind the opinion and stands behind it.

RELATED TERMS
  1. National Association of Realtors ...

    A national organization of real estate brokers. The National ...
  2. Endorser

    A person who is authorized to sign a negotiable security in order ...
  3. Instrument

    1) A tradeable asset or negotiable item such as a security, commodity, ...
  4. Property

    1. Anything over which a person or business has legal title. ...
  5. Deed

    A legal document that grants the bearer a right or privilege, ...
  6. Investment Real Estate

    Real estate that generates income or is otherwise intended for ...
RELATED FAQS
  1. No results found.
Related Articles
  1. Insurance

    10 Hurdles To Closing On A New Home

    It's the biggest purchase of your life - find out what can go wrong before you even close the deal.
  2. Retirement

    State Laws Dictate Division Of Joint Property

    In breakup, divorce or death, community or common law will determine how property is divided.
  3. Retirement

    Holding Titles On Real Property

    Find out how best to claim and convey ownership on your assets.
  4. Home & Auto

    Top Tips For First-Time Home Buyers

    Follow this step-by-step guide to make your homeownership dreams a reality.
  5. Options & Futures

    Housing Deals That Fall Through

    Find why buyers back out and what you can do if you're left holding the bag.
  6. Options & Futures

    Car Title Loans: Good Option For Fast Cash?

    These loans provide fast cash, but they could leave you deeper in debt - and without a car.
  7. Insurance

    How to Use a Waiver of Subrogation

    A waiver of subrogation means that a party to a contract waives the right to allow someone (usually an insurance company) to sue the other party to the contract in case of a loss.
  8. Insurance

    How the Affordable Care Act Changed Insurance

    6 Ways Obamacare Impacts the Health Insurance Marketplace
  9. Insurance

    Why You Don’t Need Mortgage Protection Life Insurance

    Mortgage protection life insurance sounds great in concept - a guarantee that your mortgage will be paid off if you die unexpectedly. But take a hard look at what you get before choosing it.
  10. Home & Auto

    The Beginner's Guide To Homeowners' Insurance

    Discover everything new homeowners need to know before they sign on the dotted line.

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Gordon Growth Model

    A model for determining the intrinsic value of a stock, based on a future series of dividends that grow at a constant rate. ...
  2. Cost Accounting

    A type of accounting process that aims to capture a company's costs of production by assessing the input costs of each step ...
  3. Law Of Supply

    A microeconomic law stating that, all other factors being equal, as the price of a good or service increases, the quantity ...
  4. Investment Grade

    A rating that indicates that a municipal or corporate bond has a relatively low risk of default. Bond rating firms, such ...
  5. Fringe Benefits

    A collection of various benefits provided by an employer, which are exempt from taxation as long as certain conditions are ...
  6. Irrevocable Trust

    A trust that can't be modified or terminated without the permission of the beneficiary. The grantor, having transferred assets ...
Trading Center