TITLE SERVICES & PRODUCTS
A summary of the public records related to the title of a particular piece of land. An attorney or title insurance company reviews an abstract of title to determine whether there are any title defects which must be cleared before a buyer can purchase
A search of public records related to real property that lists all real property owned by an individual.
CHAIN OF TITLE
Beginning with a conveyance out of an original source of title such as a government deed, each succeeding deed, will or other transfer that conveys title to succeeding owners constitutes a link in the change of title. The chain of title is the composite of all such links.
Copies of public records (deeds of conveyance, abstract of judgment, mortgages, etc.) related to real property and stored with the Government of Guam’s Department of Land Management or the CNMI Government’s Commonwealth Recorder’s Office. Security Title, Inc. can retrieve and provides copies of documents as requested. Please see the fee schedule in the Resource Guide for this service.
Copies of recorded maps related to real property and stored with the Governmental agencies can be retrieved as requested. Please see the fee schedule in the Resource Guide for this service.
Ownership and Encumbrance Report
Similar to a preliminary title report, this report discloses the legal description of the property, the ownership and any encumbrances that appear in the public record. It does not include a commitment to insure via title insurance policy.
Preliminary Title Report
Security Title’s Preliminary Title Report comes in the form of a commitment to insure. It reports on the condition of a properties title and commitments to issue a title insurance policy in an agreed upon manner when certain conditions are met.
Special Research Request
Security Title is available for special research related projects dealing with real property on Guam and in the CNMI. Please call to discuss scope of work.