unmarketable title

unmarketable title

A title that a reasonable buyer would refuse to accept because of possible conflicting interests in or litigation over the property.

¡ª Also termed bad title; unmerchantable title; nonmerchantable title. [Cases: Vendor and Purchaser 130(2). C.J.S. Vendor and Purchaser ¡ì 326.]


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