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Effecting Transfer of Real Property – What Deed to Use?

There are many types of deeds that are used when transferring property or title. Below are four types of deeds that can be used to transfer title, each of them serving for different purposes: What is a Deed? A deed is a written instrument that conveys or transfers the title to real property. There are several types of deed a transferor can use to transfer title. Each type of deed has a distinct meaning and purpose relating to what the transferor is warranting when they are transferring the property. What is a Grant Deed? The “grant deed” is the document most commonly used to transfer title to real property in California. When a grantor executes a grant deed, he or she impliedly promises: (1) that before

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Quitclaim Deed Fraud

According to a recent ABA Journal article, some Court clerks are developing methods to deal with quitclaim deed fraud.  Specifically, the ABA notes that: Anyone who wishes to generally can file a document at the county courthouse, and most property owners likely would have no idea that a fraudulent claim to ownership had been made. However, some court officials are starting to develop new systems intended to protect those targeted in such schemes, which are much more common than they used to be. Among those taking a proactive approach is the Pinellas County, Florida, clerk’s office, which is encouraging property owners to sign up for a free service…[notifying the property owner of any transfers in their name]. We believe this is a great idea as

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