Are you looking for a sample general warranty deed to transfer property ownership? Then look no further - Our free warranty deed example will help you get the job done quick and easy.
When do you choose a general warranty deed? The answer is surprisingly simple - When you are buying real estate. Among the major types of property deeds, this warranty deed offers a property buyer the best protection and juiciest benefits.
By inking this deed, the real estate seller (grantor) is saying to the buyer (grantee), "I own this property and have the right to hand it over to you. I promise that the property title is free from any debts or claims for the entire history of the property (and not just during my ownership). If there are any problems with the property title, no worries I will pay for all your losses."
Now that we have broken it down for you, it's easy to see why our free general warranty deed should be every buyer's first choice - They are well covered by the seller's strong written promise.
If you are selling real estate and want something more favorable to you, we will recommend that you turn to our Special Warranty Deed form or Bargain and Sale Deed instead.
* While we work hard to make sure that our free warranty deed form is helpful, you must edit it according to your own needs and local real estate law. Always seek legal help when in doubt.
This Deed is made on this day of _______________, 20__, between the Grantor ___________
___________________ of address __________________________________________________ and the Grantee ______________________________ of address _________________________
For consideration of the sum of $ _______________, the Grantor hereby bargain, deed and convey the following described real property to the Grantee forever, free and clear with WARRANTY COVENANTS:
Property Address: ______________________________________________________________
Legal Description: ______________________________________________________________
Grantor, for itself and its heirs, hereby covenants with Grantee, its heirs and assigns, that Grantor is lawfully seized in fee simple of the above described property; that it has a good right to convey, that the property is free from all encumbrances; that the Grantors and its heirs, and all persons acquiring any interest in the property granted, through or for Grantor, will, on demand of Grantee, or its heirs or assigns, and at the expense of Grantee, its heirs or assigns, execute and instrument necessary for the further assurance of the title to the property that may be reasonably required; and that Grantor and its heirs will forever warrant and defend all of the property so granted to Grantee, its heirs, against every person lawfully claiming the same or any part thereof.
EXECUTED this day of _______________, 20__.
Grantor Name: _________________________
Grantor Signature: ______________________
Witness Name: _________________________ Witness Name: _________________________
Witness Signature: ______________________ Witness Signature: ______________________
STATE OF _________________________
COUNTY OF _________________________
On this day, personally appeared before me, _________________________, to me known to be the person(s) described in and who executed the within instrument, and acknowledged that he/she signed the same as his/her voluntary act and deed, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned.
Witness my hand and official seal hereto affixed on this day of _______________, 20__.
Notary's Public Signature: ______________________
My commission expires _______________.