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Deed Transfer

A deed transfer is the legal process of transferring ownership of real property from one party to another. This may occur in various situations, including the purchase or sale of a property, the transfer of property as a gift or inheritance, or the transfer of ownership between family members.

Here are some important things to consider when performing a deed transfer:

Type of Deed

There are various types of deeds, such as warranty deeds, quitclaim deeds, bargain and Sale deeds, executor’s deeds, and special warranty deeds. The type of deed used for the transfer can affect the level of protection provided to the buyer and should be carefully considered.

Title Issues

It is important to conduct a title search to ensure that the property being transferred has a clear title, free of any liens or encumbrances that may affect the transfer.

Taxes and Fees

There may be transfer taxes or recording fees associated with the deed transfer that must be paid by the parties involved.

Drafting the Deed

The deed must be drafted accurately and in compliance with all applicable laws to ensure a valid transfer of property.


There must be consideration, or something of value exchanged, for the transfer of property to be valid.

The real estate attorneys at Zimmet Law Group P.C. understand that transferring property ownership can be a complex and overwhelming process, but with our guidance and expertise, we can help ensure a smooth and successful transfer. We pride ourselves on providing personalized attention to each of our clients and working diligently to achieve their goals.

If you are considering a deed transfer, have any questions regarding the process, and would like to do a consultation with one of our real estate attorneys, please call us at (212) 922-1330 or fill out our Contact Us form.

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