This article seeks to explain the mechanics of an examination of title to real property in Virginia. It addresses the procedural aspects of this process, and does not attempt to examine the substantive body of law which underlies the title examination procedure. Other published works are available for that purpose.
Two Perspectives on the Real Estate Title System: How to Examine a Title in Virginia,
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