What is Equitable Title?

Legal Definition
The portion of control that a buyer has while a party in a contract for deed or an installment contract for the property; the ability to gain full control and title to property while someone else owns legal title.
Legal Definition
An equitable title is a right in the party to whom it belongs to have the legal title transferred to him; or the beneficial interest of one person whom equity regains as the real owner, although the legal title is vested in another. Thygerson v. Whitbeck, 5 Utah, 406, 16 Pac. 403; Beringer v. Lute, 188 Pa. 364, 41 Atl. 643.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
See Equitable estate.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary