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What type of deed warrants the title against any defects arising during and before the grantors ownership of the property?

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What is the most common type of warranty deed?

general warranty deed

Do all properties have deeds?

If you purchased your property after 2013, you’re unlikely to have seen any physical title deeds for it. All title deeds are now kept as digital scanned documents. Title deeds track the history of property ownership and may include other legal paperwork such as contracts for sale, wills, mortgages and leases.

How do I find the original deeds to my house?

If you want to see a scanned copy of the deeds that we have on file, start by searching our property information and finding your property’s title number. If the register refers to deeds being filed, we should have copies. You can then get a copy of your deeds.

Do you need a solicitor to transfer property?

Transferring ownership (equity) in a property is a legal process. This process is normally completed by a conveyancing solicitor. Transferring equity is usually a quick and inexpensive process. The process can sometimes be more involved, especially when there is a mortgage on the property.

Can I sell my house without title deeds?

It’s possible to sell or remortgage a house without the deeds, but you must prove you own the property to do so. If deeds have been lost or destroyed, the first port of call is to check whether the property is registered with the Land Registry.

Are title deeds and land registry the same?

Title deeds / Title register are the same thing, although the plan and register will summarise the old paper deeds. You will be given copies of the paper deeds for reference/interest, if they exist. If they don’t, then there will be none.

Is an assent a good root of title?

This means identifying a deed (such as a mortgage, transfer or conveyance) to use to commence the chain of ownership which will end with the current owner. The law says that a “good root” should be at least 15 years old. In addition it is a good idea to avoid using a gift or an assent.

What is compulsory first registration?

Compulsory First Registration (CFR) is a legal process which transfers property from the Registry of Deeds (ROD) system – which is non map based – to the Land Registry which is a map based system of title and which attracts a government guarantee of title.

Does an assent trigger first registration?

Registration is compulsory on a transfer of an unregistered freehold estate in land: by means of an assent (section 4(1)(a)(ii) of the Land Registration Act 2002) including a vesting assent as defined in section 4(9) of the Land Registration Act 2002.