A Warranty Deed is a legal document that transfers the title of real property from one
party to another. This type of deed provides a guarantee that the transfer is lawful, and
requires the transferring party to defend against any adverse claims of ownership. This
type of deed provides protection to purchasers of real property. This document can be
used by individuals or entities that want to transfer the title of real property while
providing a guarantee of true and legal ownership.
For good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby
acknowledged, _____ [Instruction: Insert Grantor name] (hereinafter “Grantor”) of _____
[Instruction: Insert Grantor address], on __ day of _____, 20__ [Instruction: Insert date,
month and year property transferred], does hereby bargain, grant, deed, and convey to
_______ [Instruction: Insert Grantee name] (hereinafter “Grantee”) of [Instruction: Insert
Grantee address.], the following land parcel located in _____ [Instruction: Insert City,
County, State of property being transferred] free and clear with Warranty Covenants:
[Instruction: Insert exact legal description of property being transferred] (hereinafter
Subject to [Instruction: list encumbrances the property will be subject to, e.g.,
mortgages, easements, etc.].
Subject to real estate taxes and assessments for the current year and subsequent years.
Subject to all valid easements, rights of way, covenants, conditions, reservations and
restrictions of record, if any, and also to applicable zoning, land use, and other laws and
To have and to hold same, together with all the buildings, improvements, and
appurtenances thereto, if any, to the Grantee, its heirs, successors or assigns forever.
Grantor, for itself and its heirs, hereby covenants with Grantee, its heirs, successors, and
assigns, that Grantor lawfully owns the above-described Property in fee simple absolute; that it
has a good right to convey; that the Property is free from all encumbrances; that Grantee shall
quietly enjoy the Property; that Grantor and its heirs, successors, and assigns and all persons
acquiring any interest in the Property granted, through or for Grantor, will, on demand of
Grantee, or its heirs, successors, or assigns, and at the expense of Grantee, its heirs, successors,
or assigns, execute any 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, successors, and assigns against every person
lawfully claiming the same or any part thereof.
Being the same Property conveyed to the Grantor(s) on __ day of _____, ____
[Instruction: Insert original deed date.] by deed recorded on _____ [Instruction: Insert date
original deed recorded.] in ______. [Instruction: Insert original deed recording
WITNESS the hands and seal of said Grantor(s) on __ day of _____, 20__. [Instruction: Insert
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[Instruction: If more than one Grantor and/or Grantee, additional signature lines may be
STATE OF ___________________
COUNTY OF _________________
On____________________before me,______________________, personally appeared
_________________________________________, personally known to me (or proved to me on
the basis of satisfactory evidence) to be the person(s) whose name(s) is/are subscribed to the
within instrument and acknowledged to me that he/she/they executed the same in his/her/their
authorized capacity(ies), and that by his/her/their signature(s) on the instrument, the person(s), or
the entity upon behalf of which the person(s) acted, executed the instrument.
Affiant: _____Known _____Unknown
My notary expires: ___________
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