The Alabama statutory warranty deed is a document that offers a limited title warranty to the Grantee (buyer) that the property has no undisclosed encumbrances. It also guarantees that the Grantors heirs will not claim any encumbrances against the Grantee, his heirs, or assigns. The seller’s spouse must also sign their interest in the property. Thus interest may be joint owners, homestead interest, or tenants by the entirety. If the spouse has no interest, this too must be indicated on the deed.
Name of the recipient. This is the person that will receive the Alabama statutory warranty (special warranty) deed after it has been recorded by the county.
Address of the recipient
Name of the Alabama Preparer. This is the person that physically records the information on the deed.
Address of the Alabama preparer. This can be the home address of the preparer or it can be the business address if the preparer is working for a company that provides this service.
Specify the county it which the property is located in the next space.
Indicate the consideration - Amount of money that was paid for the property.
Write the Grantors’s name and address in the space provided the person that’s assigning the deed. This should be the full legal name and address.
Fill in the names of the Grantees - The person that’s paying. This should be the full legal name and complete address.
Using the previous deed, fill in the legal description of the property. In most cases, the previous deed is available to the current owner of the real property because it should have been given to them on purchase. USing that document, the legal description of the property should be available. This is different from address and cosmetic things. If the previous deed cannot be found, you can get the legal description from the county probate office.
The Grantor and Grantee should sign and date the deed in front of a notary public who is licensed in Alabama.
The Grantee should take the deed from the Grantor and have it filed. The Grantor will keep a copy of the original deed for their record and tax purposes.
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