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Subject:  Re: Foreclosure occupied Date:  1/16/2013  1:26 PM
Author:  TMFPMarti Number:  124570 of 128075

I've seen several posters here comment about the quitclaim deeds as being undesirable, so I'm wondering what sort of deeds do people in other places get?

Here in MA, Quitclaims are the only type of deed of which I am aware, so if you won't accept property with a quitclaim deed, then you're not buying anything in MA.

And title insurance here is always purchased by the buyer and not provided by the seller. Is that also not typical in other places?

It sounds like who pays for title insurance is a regional thing. Here in the DC area, at