What Is a Warranty Deed?

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What Is a Warranty Deed?

A Warranty Deed is a document filed with the County Recorder’s Office that grants title to real estate from the seller to the buyer. The document guarantees:

  • The seller is entitled to sell the property
  • There are no outstanding liens other than those listed on the Warranty Deed
  • The buyer will be defended against any claims brought against the property by individuals claiming to have a prior interest in it

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