Texas Deed Forms

The Texas deed refers to a document that takes into consideration the conveyance of a property from an individual (grantor) to another individual (grantee). This conveyance is finished by recording one of the types of deed and inputting the individuals’ names, the stipulated amount for purchase (known as consideration), as well as the legal description of the property. When this document is finished it ought to be endorsed within the sight of a legal (notary) official and from that point, it is to be taken for recording at the county clerk's office.

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Texas Deed Forms

Laws – Title 2, Chapter 5 – Conveyances

Recording (V.T.C.A., Property Code § 11.001) – All deeds should be documented at the Office of the Registry of Deeds in the Office of the Clerk in the County wherein the real estate (property) can be found. 

Required Language (V.T.C.A., Property Code § 11.008 (c) – The statement in this webpage should be in capitalized letters with no less than a font size of 12 and should be in bold. 

Signing (V.T.C.A., Property Code § 12.001) – All deeds should be signed by the grantor(s) in the presence of two observers or a public legal (Notary) official before being documented.

Types of Deed

General Warranty This is the most secure and most advantageous method for moving real estate (property) because it ensures title from the current proprietor as well as from all past proprietors so that the ownership that will be ascribed to the new proprietor is free from defects.

QuitclaimThis type of deed only conveys the title of Grantor in the property to the new proprietor. Albeit, this doesn't ensure that the Grantor has a clear title in the property (as per Diversified, Inc. v. Lobby) and this makes this kind of deed bear a high risk.

Special WarrantyThis grants restricted insurance to the new proprietor concerning the title security. This type of deed is not secured as the General Warranty yet will give such assurances on a restricted and explicit premise. 

Texas Property Search 

1. For it to be easy to input in the Property’s legal description on a deed, you need to search for the property (real estate) as recorded in the Records of the County. To execute this, you can begin your query on this website and the county where the property can be found should be duly clicked. 

2. For this demonstration, Brewster County will be utilized. When you have chosen your preferred county, if the online property details are accessible it will be displayed as a link "Go to Data Online". This should be clicked and you will be instantly diverted to the webpage of the county.

3. The county will normally give nothing less than two methods for looking for the property; through the name of the proprietor or the location of the proprietor. The link that will limit the query to a minimal measure of results should be selected, thereafter the button that indicates 'Search' should be clicked.

4. When the query has been finished, the property you are looking for should be selected. 

5.Since the search has been finished you will be able to see all the information on the property that has been recorded at the County. This information can be utilized to execute your deed and to effectively portray the property.

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