Where do I find the abstract?

Where Do I Find the Abstract? Top 50 Questions about Farmland

Hey, it's the Iowa Land guy, and here's the top 50 questions that I get asked about farmland. Where do I find the abstract my parents had? There's a couple places this might be. So first of all, an abstract is that big thick document in Iowa that says the chain of title for E ever and ever. Amen. It's when the US government gave the ground to somebody and then they, they willed it to somebody and some bank owed money on it, and then they split it and then it went to two different parties and who owns it and where all the way to when you own it. That being said, That document is often kept in a safety deposit box. Sometimes family keep it at home in the file cabinet. Um, sometimes the bank, if they had a loan against it or lean against it, um, they keep it in their vault at the bank. So a couple different places to check, but arguably safety deposit box is the number one answer. David Whitaker | Iowa Land Guy