Equitable Title | Propertylogy

Equitable Title

By on July 29, 2018

The term equitable title can be used in real estate to describe two types of situations.

Firstly, it describes the interest held by a property buyer who has agreed to purchase the property, but the transaction has yet to officially close.

In a situation where gold is found below the ground of a property in the interim period, since the buyer has equitable title, the gold will rightfully belong to him.

Secondly, it can also be used to describe the title of a property held by a trust beneficiary.

In this case, the trustee would hold a naked title.


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