Will a lien show up on a title search?

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Will a lien show up on a title search?

My uncle gave my mother 3 acres of land. They had the deed drawn up by an attorney and it was filed at the clerk’s office. A few weeks later my uncle found out that there was a lien on all his property that was put there before he gave the property to my mother. My mother is now giving me an acre of her property and I am going to use the land as collateral to get a loan to build a house. When the bank does a title search will the lean that was on it when my uncle had it show up and keep my loan from going through?

Asked on March 29, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Kentucky

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

If the lien was properly filed in the county cler's office against your uncle and the entire parcel of land then yes, it will indeed show up in a title earch.  I am assuming none was done whenhe deeded the portion to mom otherwise you would have see it then and it would have casued a stir.  get legal help clearing it up.  Good luck.


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