You really don’t want a problem that occurred long before you purchased your property to threaten your ownership or your right to use or dispose of it. You also don’t want to pay the potentially high cost of defending your property rights in court.
What are the differences between Deeds?
Title search in combination with owner’s (title) insurance policy protects you against potential defects such as:
Deed to a purchaser from one who has previously sold or leased the same land to a third party under an unrecorded contract, where the third party is in possession of the premises
Claimed prescriptive rights, not of record and not disclosed by survey
Physical location of easement (underground pipe or sewer line) which does not conform with easement of record
Deed to land with improvements encroaching upon land of another
Incorrect survey (misstatin