What Are Deed Requirements?

What Are Deed Requirements?

Inside Fort Mackinac are many different artifacts, centuries old and full of history. One particular artifact captured my attention though, and that was an old deed. This deed that you see up top was written in 1796. To what you may ask? To the entire island of...

Six Steps to Quiet Title and the Process

The quiet title process is very detailed to explain. It’s a process that can be discussed for hours and we’d still not be getting everything explained. So when we usually get a long explanation, we take notes, just as any student would do in class. So, we...

How do you know if a title is clean

You take a look at two houses right next to each other. Both are in good shape, but one of them has a problem. That problem though is not something visible to the naked eye when looking at these houses. In fact, the problem isn’t even visible there. It’s...

Wayne County Tax Sale Information

In 1999, a Michigan law, Public Act 123 (MCL 211.78) significantly shortened the time that property owners have to pay their delinquent taxes before losing their property. The new act reduced the amount of time to pay taxes from approximately 5 years to 2 years....

How to Prepare and Record a Deed

So, you want to record a deed. You get to the register of deeds and then you realize – you don’t have a clue as to what’s needed! When it comes to recording a deed, there are requirements to go through the formalities of preparing the deed. What are...