The Texas quit claim deed allows property to be transferred from a Seller (the “Grantor(s)”) to a Buyer (the “Grantee(s)”) by way of a 2 page document. The form must be completed with the individual who prepared the document, the parties’ names (Grantor(s) and Grantee(s)), and a detailed legal description of the real estate (descriptions are usually provided by the ). Once the form has been completed it should be signed by the Grantor(s) with a notary present and then it is ready to be filed with the Recorder’s Office. There will also be a required filing fee depending on the county it is being submitted (recommended to simply bring a blank check).
Recording – This form must be filed at the Recorder’s Office in the .
Signing () – The Grantor(s) has the choice of authorizing this form in the presence of Two (2) Witnesses or a Notary Public.
How to Write
Step 2 – In the header area in the upper-left part of the page enter the Preparer’s information (name and address) and where a copy of the recording will go to after the form has been filed (usually the new owner or “Grantee”).
Step 3 – After reading the disclaimer as required by you can now begin filling-in the document. Enter the County where the quit claim is going to be filed along with:
- Purchase Price (Also known as the “Consideration”)
- Grantor’s Name and Status (Status can mean relationship such as “single” or “married”. If it is an entity then write the type such as “corporation”).
- Grantor’s Mailing Address
- Grantee’s Name, Status, and Mailing Address
- County where the property is located.
Step 4 – Insert the legal description which is usually detailed by each jurisdiction after performing a search in the respective . After entering the data the form is now complete and ready to be signed in the presence of a notary public.
Step 5 – After the form has been acknowledged in accordance with the form may now be filed, along with the required fee, in the Recorder’s Office located in the .