Delaware Special Warranty Deed Form

The Delaware special warranty deed is used to transfer land and buildings to another person or entity. It does not guarantee that there is clean title going back past the current owners – only that the current owners have not transferred their interest in the property to anyone or otherwise encumbered the property. As in all cases, you may want to have a property search completed, otherwise known as a title search so that you know what interest the grantor (seller) has in the property and what they can legally convey to you as the grantee.

Laws – § 121

How to Write

Step 1 – Include the name of the seller at the beginning. The seller is also known as the “grantor”.

Step 2 – Fill in the Seller’s address and whether or not he or she is married.

Step 3- In the next space, put in the amount to be paid for the property using both words and numbers.

Step 4 – Specify the name of the buyer and his or her address.

Step 5 – Check the box indicating how the buyer wants to hold the property.

Step 6 – In the next section, you are going to write in the address, recording information and legal description of the property.

Step 7 – If there are any easements or restrictions or right-of-ways, place them in the last section of the first page.

Step 8 – Fill in the recording information of the deed of the transfer of the land that occurred before this transfer.

Step 9 – Before you sign, make sure you have a notary public available to witness your signature.

Step 10 – The buyer should take the original to be recorded by the county recorder and the seller should retain a copy.


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