Common ways home buyers hold title in California

how to hold titleWhen purchasing a property, escrow will ask “how would you like to be vested in the property,” or “how do you want to hold title.” Escrow, Title and Realtors usually will say they cannot advise you on how to hold title in the property. There are several common ways home buyers can hold title which are shown on the page below.

How you are vested in the property can determine the outcome in credit, death, and divorce situations. Additionally, there are many ways home buyers hold title to real property in California, so it’s best to seek the advise of an Attorney/CPA to best determine which way of holding tile is right for you.

COMMON WAYS TO HOLD TITLE (Click For Full PDF)


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