Surviving Florida’s Marketable Record Title Act
July 6th, 2018
Florida’s Marketable Record Title Act (“MRTA”), Chapter 712 of the Florida Statutes, was enacted to simplify the title examination process and facilitate real property transactions. MRTA removes title defects and interests in title from properties and extinguishes stale claims which came into existence more than 30 years ago to enhance the marketability of title. Prior to MRTA’s enaction in 1963, practitioners would have to search title records back as far as the initial Spanish land grants.
Continue Reading »