It's a lot easier to just use a title company, especially when it's a higher-end property that requires a major investment and you have money to spare. Before closing, you should purchase a good title insurance policy that will cover all of possible title problems for the owner.
If you want to find out yourself, you can get an online title report within few minutes on website such as http://www.nextace.com or http://www.searchq.com
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