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The DC Code: § 42-607 Covenant against having encumbered land.

Index42 Real Property. (Refs & Annos)

A covenant by a grantor, in a deed of land, "that he has done no act to encumber said land," shall be construed to have the same effect as if he had covenanted that he had not done or executed or knowingly suffered any act, deed, or thing whereby the land and premises conveyed, or intended so to be, or any part thereof, are or will be charged, affected or encumbered in title, estate, or otherwise.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 45-507. 1973 Ed., § 45-307. DC CODE § 42-607 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1269, ch. 854, § 509.)