Definitions for "title defect"
Any encumbrance or claim that might invalidate a title to a property. also called cloud on title.
same as cloud on title
An outstanding claim or encumbrance on a property that limits the marketability or sale of the property. Sometimes referred to as a cloud on the title.
A problem or flaw in the chain of ownership that must be corrected before good title can be transferred.
Keywords:  insurance
Title Insurance