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A property deed is a legal document that transfers ownership of a property to another person, explains FindLaw. It contains information about the real estate, the names of the old and new owners, and the signature of the... More »

A grantor, or the seller of a property, is legally endowed to perform a transfer of property deed on his own, as long as he is considered competent, reports Investopedia. However, it is advised to consult with a qualifie... More »

A property deed contains the names of the former and new owners, a legal description of the property being sold, and the signature of the person transferring the deed, Nolo says. Real estate cannot be transferred without... More »

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