general warranty deed

Definition

A deed in which the grantor fully warrants good clear title to the premises. Used in most real estate deed transfers, a general warranty deed offers the greatest protection of any deed.

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The general warranty deed was recorded with the county and the original was stored in the bank vault for safekeeping.

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Worried that his father had many debts prior to death, Fred was flabbergasted that he was left the house with a general warranty deed.

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The experienced entrepreneur was excited to receive a general warranty deed for his new storefront, signifying the official transfer of title and the beginning of his new enterprise.

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