warranty deed

noun

: 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

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Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web 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 Read did transfer the warranty deed back to the city on May 14 after owning the tower for more than a week. Asha C. Gilbert, USA TODAY, 16 June 2021 County official records show that a warranty deed, recorded May 14, then transferred the water tower site back to the city. al, 13 June 2021 The only face-to-face contact mandatory in trading real estate, signing a warranty deed or deed of trust, has also been altered by the coronavirus. oregonlive, 7 Apr. 2020 Prosecutors say Griffin forged a warranty deed for the home in January. Alejandra Reyes-velarde, latimes.com, 25 June 2019 The Democrat-Gazette reported that in January 2011, Caldwell signed a warranty deed conveying the house from the ministry back to himself. Nick Powell, Houston Chronicle, 15 June 2018 See More

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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 27 Sep. 2022.

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Legal Definition

warranty deed

see deed

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