warranty deed

warranty deed
warranty deed see deed

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

warranty deed
n.
A deed that contains a warranty of good title.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


warranty deed
A kind of real estate deed that contains express assurances about the legal validity of the title being transferred to the new owner. (See also: grant deed, quitclaim deed)
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property → Buying a House
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property → Selling a House

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


warranty deed
An instrument that transfers real property from one person to another and in which the grantor promises that title is good and clear of any claims.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


warranty deed
I
An instrument that transfers real property from one person to another and in which the grantor promises that title is good and clear of any claims.
II A deed which guarantees that the title conveyed is good and its transfer rightful.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

warranty deed
n.
   a deed to real property which guarantees that the seller owns clear title which can be transferred (conveyed). A "grant deed" generally is a warranty deed, while a "quitclaim deed" is not.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • Warranty deed — A general warranty deed is a type of deed where the grantor (seller) guarantees that he or she holds clear title to a piece of real estate and has a right to sell it to the grantee (buyer). The guarantee is not limited to the time the grantor… …   Wikipedia

  • warranty deed — A document that transfers title to real estate from a grantor to a grantee. The distinguishing characteristic of a warranty deed is that it guarantees the grantor s right to make such a conveyance and that the grantor s title is free of all liens …   Financial and business terms

  • warranty deed — Law. a deed containing a covenant of warranty. Cf. quitclaim deed. [1770 80, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • warranty deed — noun : a deed containing a covenant of warranty; especially : one certifying that the covenantor has a good title in fee simple free and clear of all liens and encumbrances and that the covenantor will defend against the claims of all persons …   Useful english dictionary

  • warranty deed — noun Date: 1779 a deed warranting that the grantor has a good title free and clear of all liens and encumbrances and will defend the grantee against all claims …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • warranty deed — A deed conveying land and containing the usual covenants of title. Bowen v Thrall, 28 Vt 382, 385. See title covenants …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • warranty deed — certificate given to one who buys a guarantee for a product which is purchased …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Special Warranty Deed — A special warranty deed is a deed in which the seller warrants or guarantees the title only against defects arising during the period of his or her tenure or ownership of the property. The grantor makes no warranty against defects existing before …   Investment dictionary

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