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California - Contra Costa County Long Form Deed of Trust Forms

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Long Form Deed of Trust
State
California
Area
Contra Costa County
Price
$27.97
Delivery
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Included Forms

All Contra Costa County specific forms and documents listed below are included in your immediate download package:


Contra Costa County Deed of Trust Form Page 1

Deed of Trust Form - Contra Costa County

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last updated 7/8/2022

Contra Costa County Deed of Trust Guidelines Page 1

Deed of Trust Guidelines - Contra Costa County

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last updated 9/16/2022

Contra Costa County Completed Example of the Deed of Trust Document Page 1

Completed Example of the Deed of Trust Document - Contra Costa County

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last updated 9/7/2022

Contra Costa County Promissory Note Form Page 1

Promissory Note Form - Contra Costa County

Note that is secured by the Deed of Trust.
Included document last updated 9/27/2022

Contra Costa County Promissory Note Guidelines Page 1

Promissory Note Guidelines - Contra Costa County

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last updated 9/2/2022

Contra Costa County Completed Example of the Promissory Note Document Page 1

Completed Example of the Promissory Note Document - Contra Costa County

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last updated 8/25/2022

Contra Costa County Annual Accounting Statement Form Page 1

Annual Accounting Statement Form - Contra Costa County

Mail to borrower(s) for fiscal year reporting.
Included document last updated 8/17/2022

Included Supplemental Documents

The Following California and Contra Costa County supplemental forms are included as a courtesy with your order.


Transfer Tax Exemptions List (Contra Costa County Document)


Preliminary Change of Ownership Report (Contra Costa County Document)


Certificate of Acknowledgment (Contra Costa County Document)


Building Homes and Jobs Act (Contra Costa County Document)


Parent to Child Exclusion Form (Contra Costa County Document)


Jurat (Contra Costa County Document)


Building Homes and Job Act - Fee Grid (Contra Costa County Document)


Grandparent to Grandchild Exclusion Form (Contra Costa County Document)


Declaration of Exemption Form (Contra Costa County Document)


Change in Ownership Statement - Death of Real Property Owner (Contra Costa County Document)


Affidavit of Cotenant Residency (Contra Costa County Document)


Transfer Tax Exemptions List (California Document)


Preliminary Change of Ownership Report (California Document)


Certificate of Acknowledgment (California Document)


Building Homes and Jobs Act (California Document)


Jurat (California Document)


Declaration of Exemption Form (California Document)


Parent to Child Exclusion Form (California Document)


Grandparent to Grandchild Exclusion Form (California Document)


Affidavit of Cotenant Residency (California Document)


Change in Ownership Statement - Death of Real Property Owner (California Document)


Frequently Asked Questions:

  • How long does it take to get my forms?
    • Forms are available immediately after submitting payment.
  • What are supplemental forms?
    • Often when a deed is recorded additional documents are required by California or Contra Costa County. These could be tax related, informational, or even as simple as a coversheet. Supplemental forms are provided for free with your order where available.
  • How do I get my forms, are they emailed?
    • After you submit payment you will see a page listing the Contra Costa County forms you ordered with a download link to the pdf form file. You download the forms to your computer. You will also receive an email with a link to your download page in case you need it later.
  • What type of files are the forms?
    • All of our Contra Costa County Long Form Deed of Trust forms are PDFs. You will need to have or get Adobe Reader to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.
  • Can the Long Form Deed of Trust forms be re-used?
    • Yes. You can re-use the forms for your personal use. For example, if you have more than one property in Contra Costa County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Contra Costa County.
  • Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Contra Costa County ?
    • Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Contra Costa County including margin requirements, content requirements, font and font size requirements.
  • Do I have to enter all of my property information online?
    • No. The blank forms are downloaded to your computer and you fill them out there, at your convenience.
  • Can I save the completed form, email it to someone?
    • 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.
  • Do I need any special software to use these forms?
    • You will need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.
  • Are there any recurring fees involved?
    • No. Nothing to cancel, no memberships, no recurring fees.

Areas covered by these Long Form Deed of Trust Forms:

  • Contra Costa County

Including:

  • Alamo
  • Antioch
  • Bethel Island
  • Brentwood
  • Byron
  • Canyon
  • Clayton
  • Concord
  • Crockett
  • Danville
  • Diablo
  • Discovery Bay
  • El Cerrito
  • El Sobrante
  • Hercules
  • Knightsen
  • Lafayette
  • Martinez
  • Moraga
  • Oakley
  • Orinda
  • Pinole
  • Pittsburg
  • Pleasant Hill
  • Port Costa
  • Richmond
  • Rodeo
  • San Pablo
  • San Ramon
  • Walnut Creek

What is the California Long Form Deed of Trust?

A deed of trust (DOT), also known as a trust deed, is a document that conveys title to real property to a trustee as security for a loan until the grantor (borrower) repays the lender according to terms defined in the promissory note. It's similar to a mortgage but differs in that mortgages only include two parties (borrower and lender). The laws of each state determine whether to use a deed of trust or a mortgage.

This form may be used for residential property, condominiums, second homes, vacant land, planned unit developments, small commercial and rental property with up to 4 units, if more than 4 units-attach our assignment of leases and rents form.

This DOT contains a Power of Sale Clause allowing for a non-judicial foreclosure, saving time and expense for the lender. The promissory note can be used for installment or balloon payments. A deed of trust and promissory note containing stringent default terms can be beneficial to the Beneficiary/Lender.

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