Tag: State Of Michigan

Judgment Liens

My name is Dave Phillips, Chief Title Examiner at Reputation First Title Agency. This article concerns Judgment Liens affecting land within the borders of the great state of Michigan. It is very important for Michigan real estate practitioners to understand…

Understand Your Vehicle of Ownership: Part 1

Hello. This is Dave Phillips coming to you from Villahermosa, Mexico. With me is Pequeno Hombre, my favorite horse. We have something we would like to discuss with you. Land ownership. There are thousands of land sale transactions annually across the…

Title Insurance & Entity Papers

My name is Dave Phillips. The Gilbert Law Dictionary defines entity as: An existence, a being, be it actual or artificial, e.g., a person, corporation, or trust.  Many transactions involve property that is being sold or purchased by an artificial entity, such as…

Legal Descriptions – Plats

So what’s a plat? The platting of property is the official process of subdividing a parcel or parcels of land into a number of smaller parcels which are called lots.  In Michigan, the plat process is contained in The Land Division Act (…