Common Security Interests in Land
Mortgages, Deeds of Trust, and Land Sales Contracts
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Table of ContentsWhat are the common types of security interest in land?Discussion QuestionAcademic Research
What are the common types of security interest in land?
Land or real property is an expensive asset that is often purchased through financing arrangements. As such, purchases of real property are often subject to a security interest. The most common forms of security interest in land include:
- Deeds of Trust
- Land Sales Contracts
Each of these arrangements demonstrates the core principle of security interests. That is, there is an obligation (generally to make payments) that is secured by an interest in the real property. Each of these types of security interest is discussed in greater detail below.
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