Thank you for your question. Please permit me to assist you with your concerns.What you are describing is a situation where the potential seller has no ownership. As a consequence he cannot transfer title because he himself does not own that title. Transferring title to the buyer would be considered fraud (a person cannot sell what he doesn't own). So no, a title cannot be conveyed, at least not valid title. The seller may potentially convey a "quitclaim" deed which would have only the person's 'interest' but not ownership in the title, but then there is a risk that if that ownership interest is zero (which is what it is currently), the buyer will likewise buy no interest from the seller. But at least the basic rule is that a person cannot sell or transfer what he himself does not own or possess.Good luck.
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