A Deed is any written legal instrument that transfers the title (ownership) of the real estate from the seller to the buyer. It serves as evidence that you have the legal right to the real estate after the purchase is finalized.
The individual or entity who owns and sells the real estate by conveying the property to another person is called a grantor. The individual or entity receiving the title to the real estate is called a grantee. Take a look at our Deed Form Templates for your various needs during the borrowing process in the real estate business.
There are several main types of Deeds that transfer the title to real estate:
Generally, Deed Forms are short and consist of only a single page. However, for it to have legal force, you need to include clear identification of the grantor and the grantee, add a sufficient description of the real estate to be transferred, and have the instrument notarized. The document must be signed by the grantor and legally delivered to and accepted by the grantee.
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