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Michigan requirements for quitclaim deeds

Using a quitclaim deed isn't always the best way to transfer property, but it depends on your situation. Learn how to fill out a quitclaim deed and…

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California requirements for quitclaim deeds

Whether you're transferring property to someone or receiving the property, using the right type of deed in California is essential.

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New York state requirements for a quitclaim deed

When you want to convey, or transfer, real property to someone else, either by sale, gift, or by court order, you must do so by using a written…

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When to use a deed of reconveyance

Buying and selling property can get quite confusing, particularly if you need to use a deed of reconveyance. Here's what you need to know.

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What Is a Quitclaim Deed?

Deeds can be complicated and nuanced, taking multiple forms, each with its specific implications and particular best uses.

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How Does an Easement Affect You and Your Property?

Encumbrances on your property may prevent you from using your land the way you want.

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Understanding Your Lien Release

When the time comes to get a lien released, it's important to be sure that the lien release form is appropriate to the situation, and that it…

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How Much House Can I Afford?

In the process of buying a home, it's easy to get swept up in the excitement and become financially overextended. Learn what hidden costs you should…

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What Is a Lien?

There are many different types of liens. Find out what they are and how they are enforced.

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Understanding the Legal Description of Property

Including an accurate legal property description is essential when real estate is being transferred or mortgaged.

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