title covenants


title covenants
Covenants ordinarily inserted in conveyances, being required by the purchaser as protection against insufficiency of title obtained by him from the vendor. 20 Am J2d Cov § 43. Covenants for title appearing in a lease. A lessor's covenant for title must either be an express agreement or words must be used from which such an agreement can be implied; it has been held that the covenant does not arise from the mere relation of landlord and tenant. 32 Am J1st L & T § 268. See covenant against encumbrances; covenant for further assurance; covenant of good right to convey; covenant of quiet enjoyment; covenant of seisin; covenant of warranty.

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