How to Complete a Quit Claim Deed

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Step 1

Obtain a quitclaim deed form, preferably with the assistance from a lawyer who specializes in real estate law. Escrow and title management companies should be able to provide this form.

Step 2

Fill out the quitclaim deed completely and accurately. It is a short and straightforward form. Include the names of the parties involved and sign where asked. The 'Grantor' is the person quitting the deed. The 'Grantee' is the person the property is being transferred to. You must date the agreement and include the property tax ID number as well as the state and county where the property is located.

Step 3

Have the quitclaim deed form notarized and file it with the land records office in the same county where the property is located. Make copies for yourself.


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