Alabama General Warranty Deed Form

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The Alabama general warranty deed is used to transfer real property, or real estate, to another in the state of Alabama. This type of deed provides a broad warranty or guarantee that the property is being conveyed without any encumbrance not already disclosed and that no one else has any claim to the property. If there is a claim against the property, the grantor is responsible for rectifying the situation. If the grantor is married, the spouse will have to sign the deed as well, either to indicate that he or she is conveying her interest either as a co-owner or as a homestead interest, or stating that he or she has no homestead interest in the property. Once the deed is signed and notarized, it should be given to grantee (person receiving the property), who will then have it recorded.

Laws – § 35-4-271

Real Estate Sales Validation (Form RT-1) (§ 40-22-1) – To be completed prior to recording.

Recording (§ 35-4-50) – Must be filed with the County Probate Judge.

Signing (§ 35-4-20) – This form must be signed with a Notary Public or Two (2) Witnesses. Only the Grantor(s) must sign.

How to Write

Step 1 – Fill in your name and address at the top of the document for tax purposes.

Step 2 – Enter the county in which the property is located.

Step 3 – Indicate the purchase price of the property.

Step 4 – Specify the name(s) and address of grantor(s).

Step 5 – Enter the name and address of the grantee(s).

Step 6 Write in the legal description of the property being transferred.

Step 7 – The grantors and grantees should sign in front of notary public.


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