Michigan General Warranty Deed Form

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A Michigan general warranty deed is utilized in the conveyance of real estate. In the case of a warranty deed, the grantor “warrants” that he or she has legal authority to sell the property and that the title to the property is free of defects. That means that the grantor is guaranteeing that there are no other undisclosed interests in the property and if there are, he or she is liable to the buyer for them.

Laws – § 565.151

Recording (§ 565.201) – Must be filed with the Registry of Deeds.

Signing (§ 565.8) – Must be signed with the Grantor(s) in front of a Notary Public or Officer of the court.

How to Write

Step 1 – Insert the name of the grantor in the first line.

Step 2 – Next, fill in the grantor’s address.

Step 3 – In the next two spaces, write in the name and address of the grantee.

Step 4 – Include the legal description and address of the property.

Step 5 – Write in the consideration paid for the property.

Step 6 – The document should be signed and dated in front of a notary public.

Step 7 – Fill in the preparer information and the person to whom the document should be sent after recording.

Step 8 – The buyer should have the original filed with the register of deeds in the county in which the property is located immediately.