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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 »

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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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People can search for property deeds by contacting the office designated for recording land deeds and records in the municipality of the property. Every state and municipality has an office designated for the recording o... More »

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