What is a Deed? – Captain’s Corner

What is a Deed?

A deed is a written instrument that conveys title to real property. It is an instrument of conveyance whereby title to real property is transferred from one party to another.

The two parties to a deed are the grantor (owner giving title) and the grantee (new owner receiving title).

The deed must be signed by a competent (of sound mind and legal age) grantor and witnessed by two people to be valid. The grantee need not be competent nor sign the deed.

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By Published On: October 22nd, 2022Categories: Captain's Corner, Real Estate TerminologyComments Off on What is a Deed? – Captain’s Corner