Real Estate Terminology

What are the Elements of a Deed?

By |2019-11-24T12:01:55-06:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: Captain's Corner, Real Estate Terminology|

What are the Elements of a Deed? The formats of deeds may differ, as long as the intent to convey title is clearly expressed. Certain elements must be present in a deed to spell out clearly the necessary intent and the property to which it applies. Remember "CEDDING" for the Elements of a Deed It may be difficult to remember all of the elements of a deed. There are, however, ways to remember them easily. For instance, CEDDING. Consideration (valuable or good) Execution (signed by a competent grantor and two witnesses) Description of property Delivery and acceptance (voluntary) Interest or estate [...]

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What is a Deed? – Captain’s Corner

By |2019-11-24T12:02:18-06:00May 14th, 2019|Categories: Captain's Corner, Real Estate Terminology|

What is a Deed? A deed is a written instrument that conveys title to real property. It is an instrument of conveyance whereby title to real property is transferred from one party to another. The two parties to a deed are the grantor (owner giving title) and the grantee (new owner receiving title). The deed must be signed by a competent (of sound mind and legal age) grantor and witnessed by two people to be valid. The grantee need not be competent nor sign the deed. Want to Learn More? Ready to take the next step towards a real estate career? Choose Rowlett Real Estate School today [...]

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