Missouri General Warranty Deed Form

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A Missouri general warranty deed is used by an owner of real estate to legally sell the property in Missouri. This type of deed comes with a guarantee from the seller that the title to the property is free and clear of encumbrances and that the seller has the right and legal authority to sell the property. After it is properly filled out, executed and notarized, it should be filed immediately with the recorder of deeds in the county in which the property is located.

St. Louis (15.152.030)- Only in this city is a warranty deed required to be signed by the Grantor(s) and the Grantee(s). Otherwise, the authorization of the Grantor(s) is in compliance.

LawsChapter 442. Titles and Conveyance of Real Estate

Recording (V.A.M.S. 442.400) – This form must be filed with the County Recorder’s Office to become valid outside the scope of both parties.

Signing (V.A.M.S. 442.130) – Required to be signed with the Grantor(s) in the presence of a Notary Public.

How to Write

Step 1 – First, write in the date of the document.

Step 2 – Then, write in the grantor’s name and address.

Step 3 – In the next section, enter the grantee’s information as indicated.

Step 4 – Specify the legal description of the property and attach as Exhibit A – this is different from the address and can usually be found in the deed transferring the property to the grantor originally.

Step 5 – On the next page, again fill in the date and the grantor’s and grantee’s names and addresses.

Step 6 – In the next paragraph, include the consideration paid for the property and the county in which the property is located.

Step 7 – Write in the year and sign and date in the presence of a notary public.

Step 8 – Have the document recorded immediately with the recorder of deeds in the county where the property is located.