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Clear Title Lawyers in Okaloosa County

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In the real estate industry, “clear title” is a simple way of stating that a property owner’s title to property is not only valid, but free of defects. Having clear title is extremely important when embarking on real estate endeavors – you cannot sell or transfer property if there is an issue with the title.

Handling the legal aspects of real estate matters, especially in instances that involve an imperfect title, can be extremely difficult without proper representation. Since 1978, the dedicated real estate attorneys at Chesser & Barr, P.A. have successfully helped clients find favorable solutions in a wide range of real estate issues. When you come to our firm, you can trust that you’re seen as more than just a file number. We take the time to get to know your story and customize our representation to fit your needs.

We’re well-versed in property management law. Call (850) 610-7471 to learn how we can help today!

When does a title defect occur?

A “cloud on title,” often referred to as a defected title, can occur for several reasons. If your title is facing encumbrances, for example, it means that there is some interference on the title that needs to be handled before it’s sold. This is especially common in cases where an individual is given rights to a property by someone other than the homeowner.

Issues with a “cloud on title” can include the following:

  • Errors with prior recordings of the title
  • Discrepancies in the way the property is described in documents
  • Errors encumbrances and easements on the property

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Buying, selling, and maintaining property is a full-time job. When you come to our firm, you can trust that we take the time to listen to all of your concerns and provide you with a client-focused and goals-oriented solution.

Our Okaloosa County clear title attorneys are ready to hear from you! Contact us to schedule a case evaluation.

A History of Proven Legal Advocacy

For decades, the Okaloosa County attorneys at Chesser & Barr, P.A. have been committed to providing clients with results-oriented representation. Our clients come to us when facing sensitive legal issues and they seek cost-effective, practical, and efficient resolutions. Since our firm’s founding, we have always put the rights and interests of our clients first, and this is reflected by our happy clients, proven results, and professional accolades.

Why Hire Us?

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