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What is wrong with the title?
Thanks. Generally, you can apply for a lost title with the state and have a new certificate issued to you based on the proof that you have -- being a bill of sale, affidavit, etc. to prove the transaction.
I understand that......but your seller can issue an affidavit stating that he purchased the property from the last title owner, etc., and you can use that for your application.
The only other thing would be to sue the seller for breaching the warranties of the sale, and ask the court to compel the seller to get the title corrected and changed so your title is good. This is a more expensive process, but it can get it done as well.