If I buy property with insurable title, will I have to get title insurance for the buyer when I sell this property?

Updated March 13, 2023.

Probably. If you required insurance, it means the problems were not resolved but were insured. Although the insurance policy provided to you by the seller is good for as long as you own the property, it is personal to you only and is not transferable to any subsequent owner. Assuming the title problems have not been cured during your ownership, it is likely that any buyer will similarly require you to provide title insurance for them. Interestingly, however, certain problems can “disappear” simply by the passage of time. After some problems become a certain age, they are no longer considered significant and would not be considered to be valid title objections. If this were the case, it is possible that you would not be required to provide title insurance, even though you had required it when you purchased. However, this is unusual.


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