A name can be removed from a property deed by creating a new quitclaim deed. A quitclaim deed is commonly used to transfer property ownership from one person to another without the need to sell the property, notes realto... More »

While laws vary by state, in most instances removing a name from a deed to a house requires recording a new deed. According to Realtor.com, a quitclaim deed removes a name from the property when no money changes hands. S... More »

To obtain a replacement deed, call the local courthouse or clerk's office that files deeds, or contact the attorney who helped with the sale of the house. The title company that wrote the title may also have copies of de... More »

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To file a quitclaim deed in Cook County, Ill., fill out the name and address of the grantor and a description of the property. Have the form notarized, and submit the deed to one of the Cook County Recorder of Deeds offi... More »

Adding someone to a property title requires the filing of a quitclaim deed, explains SFGate. This is a deed that allows you to override the deed currently in effect for the property. If there is an open mortgage on the p... More »

A quitclaim deed is a deed used to transfer property ownership when no sale is involved, according to Realtor.com, meaning that there is no money exchanged and no title insurance issued in the transaction. A quitclaim de... More »

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A quitclaim deed is used to transfer property to a new owner without making promises or guarantees about the title, according to Florida Probate Solutions. The primary requirements for a quitclaim deed are found in Flori... More »