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PGW

City owned utility companies have long considered their delinquencies as municipal liens having priority as of the date the service was provided.  On the title insurance side we have seen this bring multi-family settlement to a screeching halt when a landlord finds out there are gas liens close to ten-thousand dollars attached to their property. When it comes to these "municipal liens" and Philadelphia Gas Works, otherwise known as "PGW" in recent months it has been highly publicized that the … [Read More...]

OOPS

Today we’ll discuss title defects and title encumbrances and explain how they affect a title to real property. One of the first steps before any purchase is the title search, a process that uncovers problems associated with the title that may impair the buyer’s ownership rights. Title issues can be broken down into two camps: title defects and title encumbrances. Title Defects Common title defects include errors and omissions, mistakes in deed recording, incorrect marital status, and … [Read More...]

Chattel or Fixture

As the Latin phrase goes: quicquid plantur solo, solo credit. That means that what is fixed to the land becomes part of the land. The basic rule of fixtures and chattels is rather simple: a seller can take all chattel with them, but they must leave all fixtures in place. There is no all-inclusive definition of a fixture, however, and complications often arise. Many buyers arrive on moving day to find that many of items that made them want to purchase the property in the first place are … [Read More...]

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