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Deed Form Available For Download All Placer County specific forms listed below are included in your immediate download:

Placer County Grant Deed Form Page 1
Grant Deed Form - Placer County
Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included | Document last updated 9/27/2016

Placer County Grant Deed Guide Page 1
Grant Deed Guide - Placer County
Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included | Document last updated 9/8/2016

Placer County Completed Example of the Grant Deed Document Page 1
Completed Example of the Grant Deed Document - Placer County
Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included | Document last updated 9/8/2016

Preliminary Change of Ownership
Preliminary Change of Ownership *
Included supplemental form
This is a required form, due at the time of recording. There is a $20.00 penalty fee for non-compliance.

Parent to Child Exclusion
Parent to Child Exclusion *
Included supplemental form
The law requires transferor(s)/seller(s) to sign a claim for a reassessment exclusion for transfers between parent(s) and child(ren). Signatures from both the transferor(s) and transferee(s) are required to complete your claim.

Grandparent to Grandchild Exclusion
Grandparent to Grandchild Exclusion *
Included supplemental form
The law requires transferor(s)/seller(s) to sign a claim for a reassessment exclusion for transfers between grandparent(s) and grandchild(ren). Signatures from both the transferor(s) and transferee(s) are required to complete your claim.

Change in Ownership Statement Death of Real Property Owner
Change in Ownership Statement Death of Real Property Owner *
Included supplemental form
This form is used by the personal representative of the deceased property owner, who files this statement with the Placer County Assessor to request a Completed Change in Ownership Statement.

Affidavit of Cotenant Residency
Affidavit of Cotenant Residency *
Included supplemental form
If one of two equal co-owners, referred to as cotenant, dies, the real property transfers to the other cotenant. Provided the criteria listed on the form are met, the surviving cotenant may file the affidavit in order to claim exclusion from reassessment and prevent an increase in property taxes.

Transfer Tax
Transfer Tax *
Included supplemental form
Use the declaration form to calculate the transfer tax or claim an exemption. If the conveyance is exempt, check the reason that applies on the form. The exemptions list provides additional explanations to aid in identifying the reason.

Notary Certificates
Notary Certificates *
Included supplemental form
The supplemental forms in this section can be used as loose certificates by California notaries.

*Supplemental forms (forms other than the actual deed form) are made available as a courtesy with your order. Supplemental forms come directly from the state or local jurisdiction that requires them, we offer no support for the supplemental forms, we did not make them.
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    • Yes. You can re-use the forms for your personal use. For example, if you have more than one property in a given county that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in that county.
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    • Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet and exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Placer County including margin requirements, content requirements, font and font size requirements.
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    • No. The blank forms are downloaded to your computer and you fill them out there, at your convenience.
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    • Yes, you can save your deed form at any point with your information in it. The forms can also be emailed, blank or complete, as attachments.
  • What is included in the download?
    • A fill in the blank form used to create your Grant Deed.
    • A guide that explains every blank on the Grant Deed Form.
    • A completed example of the Grant Deed to give you an idea of what a properly completed document looks like.
    • All supplemental forms that may be required by Placer County when recording your document.
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  • Are there any recurring fees involved?
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What is the California Grant Deed?

A grant deed is the most commonly used form for a conveyance of real property in California. This type of deed offers more protection to a buyer than a quitclaim deed, but less protection than a warranty deed.

The implied warranties in a grant deed are designed to protect the grantee (purchaser). The grant deed includes the implied warranty that the grantor has not conveyed the title or interest in the property to anyone else and that the property is free from any encumbrances done, made, or suffered by the grantor or any person claiming under him, except for any that may be specifically disclosed in the deed (CIV 1113). The main difference between a warranty deed and a grant deed is that in a warranty deed, the grantor will warrant and defend the title against the claims of all persons.

A grant deed in California requires the grantor’s signature, which must also be acknowledged with a California all-purpose acknowledgement. The officer taking acknowledgements must have a certificate of acknowledgement endorsed on the deed (CIV 1188). Grant deeds submitted for recording must be accompanied by a completed Preliminary Change of Ownership Report.

All instruments that are entitled to be entered into the public record may be recorded at the office of the county clerk in the county where the property is located. Recording a grant deed allows it to serve as constructive notice of the contents to subsequent purchasers and mortgagees (CIV 1213). A grant deed in California is void as against any subsequent purchaser or mortgagee of the same real property, or part thereof, in good faith and for a valuable consideration, whose conveyance is first duly recorded, and as against any judgment affecting the title, unless the conveyance has been duly recorded prior to the record of notice of action (CIV 1214). An unrecorded grant deed is valid as between the parties to it and those who have notice of it (CIV 1217).

Areas covered by these Grant Deed Forms:
  • Placer County
Including:
  • Alta
  • Applegate
  • Auburn
  • Carnelian Bay
  • Colfax
  • Dutch Flat
  • Emigrant Gap
  • Foresthill
  • Gold Run
  • Granite Bay
  • Homewood
  • Kings Beach
  • Lincoln
  • Loomis
  • Meadow Vista
  • Newcastle
  • Olympic Valley
  • Penryn
  • Rocklin
  • Roseville
  • Sheridan
  • Tahoe City
  • Tahoe Vista
  • Weimar
 
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