Deed Categories
General Warranty Deed
A general warranty deed, also called a 'statutory warranty deed,' is a document for transferring real estate ownership with a title guarantee. It ensures fee simple ownership and provides a comprehensive history of past property owners. This deed lists the new owner as the last known title holder and includes details like names, purchase prices, mortgages, and sale dates of past owners. Using this deed guarantees a clean and secure transfer of property ownership.
Quitclaim Deed
A quitclaim deed, also called quitclaim, hands over the rights and ownership of a real estate property without guarantees from the seller (grantor) to the buyer (Grantee). It must be signed with a witness or a notary public.
Deed Form
A deed form is a document that transfers the title of a real estate property from the grantor (seller) to the grantee (buyer). The type of deed form needed to transfer the property depends on the laws of the state where the property is located. It is usually completed after the sale has been finalized and filed with the County Registry of Deeds.