What is an Abstract?
An abstract is a collection of any legal documents that are directly associated with a piece of land. It may include It will include all mortgages, liens, easements, deeds, court litigations, etc. as well as chronicle all property owners.
It is important to understand that the possession of an abstract does not guarantee clear title and/or ownership. The Abstract must be examined to ensure a clean and clear title. This is done through Title Insurance or a Title Opinion.