Sinned wrote:Daryl, a property incumbent is any charge on a property and the most common would be a mortgage but it could be any loan where the property is used a collateral. A court order may enforce a charge where there is a significant debt but the owner is unable for various reasons to sell the property. The charge must be settled before the property is sold or at the time of the sale.
I think you're mixing incumbent and encumbrance there Sinned.
1. necessary for (someone) as a duty or responsibility.
"the government realized that it was incumbent on them to act"
synonyms: binding, obligatory, mandatory, necessary, compulsory, required, requisite, essential, imperative
"it is incumbent on the government to give a clear lead"
2. (of an official or regime) currently holding office.
"the incumbent President was defeated"
synonyms: current, existing, present, in office, in power; reigning
"the incumbent President had been defeated"
1. the holder of an office or post.
"the present incumbent will soon be retiring"
an impediment or burden.
"the horse raised its hind leg as if to rid itself of an encumbrance"
synonyms: hindrance, obstruction, obstacle, impediment, restraint, constraint, handicap, inconvenience, nuisance, disadvantage, drawback; More
a mortgage or other claim on property or assets.
"details of encumbrances on property"
a person, especially a child, who is dependent on someone else for support.
Trainspotter48 was referring to President Trump.