How Do I Remove a Name From a Deed to a House?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 7, 2020 6:35:07 AM ET
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While laws vary by state, in most instances removing a name from a deed to a house requires recording a new deed. According to, a quitclaim deed removes a name from the property when no money changes hands. Such deeds require no title insurance or title search but are useful when property titles change without the property selling.