It could mean that money is owed on the car and you could lose it if the person defaults. Or it could mean that there is a mistake and the lienholders neglected to discharge the lien. Whatever the case is, don't buy a car that has any liens on it. If you already bought it, contact the lienholder to see if the lien can be discharged.
Look at the title. Liens are listed on the title.
Yes, if you have a clear title with no liens on it.
Yes it can. I have done it.
No! "clear" means clear! No liens!
It is not his car to sell legally unless the title is in his name with no liens. If you want to buy the car, you need to reach an agreement with the titleholder.
if the creditor's name is nowhere on the title,only your name,no one else. no liens. No one can legally take your car.
You can take care of car title transfers in Maryland a your locl DMV. The vehicle title mut be free of liens,nd both parties,both buyer nd seller must sign the title.
It means that when you go to buy the car from the seller that you can directly get the title from them, you don't have to wait until they mail it to you, after getting it back from the bank if they had a loan on it.
Then seller doesn't own the car. Don't buy a car without a title. The title is the only thing that proves ownership. ---- If the seller has no title, the car might be stolen. DO NOT buy the car.
what does surrendered title mean on my registration?
if you are to buy a car with no title don't buy it because there are going to be more problems than the car is worth.
You have to be 16 to buy a car in Massachusetts. You will need to title and insure the car in your name.