warranty deed


: 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

Examples of warranty deed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The purchase was made in January 2024 and the deal closed on May 8, according to a special warranty deed from Maricopa County. Michael Salerno, The Arizona Republic, 15 May 2024 The investigation into Willard started in October 2022, when a Houston man claimed that Willard had forged the general warranty deed to his 47,045-square-foot vacant lot the previous month, according to the complaint. Kyle Melnick, Washington Post, 10 Nov. 2023 Investigators called the title company where the property owner had filed the original warranty deed and learned that Willard had visited the firm’s office and falsely identified himself as the owner of the lot, according to the complaint. Kyle Melnick, Washington Post, 10 Nov. 2023 This transfer document has several names, including the warranty deed, special warranty deed, trustee’s deed, quitclaim deed, among others. Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin, Chicago Tribune, 4 May 2023 Documents that would at one time be accepted as warranty deeds are suddenly thrown into the quitclaim cesspool. Dallas News, 19 Feb. 2023 The association conveyed the property to Bentonville on Nov. 1, 2006, by special warranty deed, according to court documents. Mike Jones, Arkansas Online, 14 Dec. 2022 Cooper Realty conveyed the Lake Bella Vista property to the Trailblazers Association by limited warranty deed on Feb. 10, 2000. Mike Jones, Arkansas Online, 14 Dec. 2022 The acre lot was purchased last week through the 360 El Brillo Way Trust, a company affiliated with Florida real estate developer Todd Michael Glaser, the warranty deed shows. Amber Randall, sun-sentinel.com, 6 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1751, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of warranty deed was in 1751

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“Warranty deed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/warranty%20deed. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

Legal Definition

warranty deed

see deed

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