Massachusetts General Warranty Deed Form

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Updated May 14, 2022

A Massachusetts general warranty deed is used to convey the title to real property from a seller to a buyer in Massachusetts. This deed is a seller’s guarantee that the seller has the legal right and authority to sell the property and the title to the property. Still, before the property is transferred, a buyer is advised to complete a title search.

Laws Chapter 183 – Alienation of Land

Signing Requirements – Required to be signed in the presence of a Notary Public (M.G.L.A. 183 § 29).

Recording the Deed

The deed must be recorded at the Registry of Deeds Office in the county where the real estate is located. There is a fee associated with the recording (View Recording Fees).

Statutory Form

A Massachusetts general warranty deed must contain the components outlined in M.G.L.A. 183 § 10.