This is an agreement that transfers real property from the current owner (the “Grantor”)
to a new party (the “Grantee”). The agreement requires the address of the property as
well as disclosure of any encumbrances the property will be subject to, such as
mortgages or easements. In addition, this deed requires notarization by a certified
notary public to ensure the identification of the parties. This document should be used
by individuals or entities that want to transfer an interest in real property from one party
For good consideration, ____________ [Comment: insert Name of Grantor]
(hereinafter “Grantor”) of _______________________ [Comment: insert address] on ___ day
of ___________ of 20___, herby bargain, deed and convey to _________________ [Comment:
insert Name of Grantee] (hereinafter “Grantee”) of _______________________ [Comment:
insert address], the following land parcel located in _____________, _____________,
______________ [Comment: describe the land parcel as precisely as possible. Include
address, city, county, state] free and clear.
Subject to _____________________________________________________.
[Comment: list encumbrances the property will be subject to, e.g. mortgages, easements,
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
Grantor, for itself and its heirs, hereby covenants with Grantee, its heirs, and assigns, that
that 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; Grantee shall quietly enjoy the above
property; that Grantor 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 premises 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.
Being the same property conveyed to the Grantor(s) on the ___ day of _________ of 20__ by
deed of general grant.
WITNESS the hands and seal of said Grantor(s) on ___ day of _________ of 20__.
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[Comment: Complete below section with duly authorized notary public.]
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
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