An investment whose earnings are not subject to state or federal tax until the investor assumes possession of them. Individual Retirement Accounts are common examples.
A claim against property for non-payment of property taxes. May also refer to non-payment of income tax.
A type of trust that is established under the will of a deceased individual.
Making and leaving a valid will; an individual who dies without having made a will is said to have died intestate.
The evidence one has of right to possession of land.
Insurance against loss resulting from defects of title to a specifically described parcel of real property. Defects may run to the fee (chain of title) or to encumbrances.
A review of all recorded documents affecting a specific piece of property to determine the present condition of title.
A legal, fiduciary relationship in which an individual or institution (the trustee) holds legal title to property with the responsibility for keeping or managing this property for the benefit of another person or beneficiary.
A legal document that establishes a trust and outlines the rules and guidelines affecting its management and disposition.
Property held in trust. This term originally applied only to money held in trust, but is frequently used when referring to all property held in trust.
The individual or institution with responsibility for management of property placed in trust for the benefit of another individual.
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