This Grant Deed is a legal document used to transfer title to real property from one person or entity to another. It must contain the legal description of the property, the signatures of the grantor and a notary's acknowledgement. This document covenants that the grantor has the right to convey the property, the premises are free from encumbrances, and that the grantor will defend the grantee from any adverse claims that may arise. Grant deeds serve as written evidence property ownership. This document should be used by grantors and grantees located in Pennsylvania whenever title to property is transferred.
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Entire document © Docstoc, Inc., 2010, 2011 © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 1 Attorney Drafted GRANT DEED RECORDING REQUESTED BY: ________________________________ AND WHEN RECORDED MAIL DOCUMENT AND TAX STATEMENTS TO: __________ NAME: ________________________________ STREET: _____________________________________________________________________ ADDRESS: ___________________________________________________________________ CITY, STATE & ZIP CODE: ________________________________ TITLE ORDER NUMBER: __________________________________ ESCROW NUMBER: ______________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ Space above this Line for Recorder’s Use Only THIS DEED OF GRANT is made on ____ [Month] ____ [Date], 20____ by and between __________ [Instruction: Insert name of Grantor] hereinafter referred to as the “Grantor” and __________ [Instruction: Insert name of Grantee] hereinafter referred to as the “Grantee”. The undersigned Grantor declares: DOCUMENTARY TRANSFER TAX [Instruction: Mark “X” next to the applicable statement] ______computed on full value of property granted/conveyed ______computed on full value less value of liens or encumbrances remaining at the time of sale ______Realty not sold ______Unincorporated area, City of _______________ [Instruction: Insert the City] FOR A VALUABLE CONSIDERATION, receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, I hereby remise, release and grant to the Grantee the following described real property in the City of _______________ [Instruction: Insert the City], County of _______________ [Instruction: Insert the County], State of Pennsylvania, with the following legal description: ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 2 ______________________________________________________________________________ [Instruction: Insert legal description of the property] The Grantor, for itself and its heirs, hereby covenants with the Grantee, its heirs, and assigns, that the Grantor owns the above described property in fee simple absolute; that it has a good right to convey; that the premises are free from all encumbrances; that the Grantee shall quietly enjoy the above property; that the Grantor and its heirs and all persons acquiring any interest in the property granted, through or for the Grantor, will, on demand of the Grantee, or its heirs or assigns, and at the expense of the Grantee, its heirs, or assigns, execute any instrument necessary for the further assurance of title to the premises that may be reasonably required; and the Grantor and its heirs will forever warrant and defend all of the property so granted to the Grantee, its heirs, and assigns, against every person lawfully claiming the same or any part thereof. ____ [Month] ____ [Date], 20____ ___________________________________ [Instruction: Insert signature of Grantor] ____________________________________________ [Instruction: Insert printed/typed name of Grantor] ___________________________________ [Instruction: Insert signature of Grantee] ____________________________________________ [Instruction: Insert printed/typed name of Grantee] © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 3 ACKNOWLEDGEMENT STATE OF Pennsylvania COUNTY OF _______________________________ [Instruction: Insert the County] On _______________________ before me, the undersigned, a Notary Public in and for said State, personally appeared ___________________________________ who proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence to be the person whose name is subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he executed the same in his authorized capacity, and that by his signature on the instrument, the person or the entity upon behalf of which the person acted executed the instrument. 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