A warranty deed is a legal document used to transfer, or convey, rights in real property from a grantor (seller) to a grantee (buyer). The statutory language for a warranty deed provided in K.S.A. 58-2203 protects the grantee by confirming that the grantor holds clear title to the real estate, has the right to sell the property to the grantee, and he or she will warrant the title against all persons whomsoever. This guarantee extends throughout the property's history. The grantor also warrants that they did not encumber the property in a way prohibiting transfer, and that the deed references all easements, restrictions, or other agreements of record that relate to the specific parcel of land.
A lawful warranty deed includes the grantor's full name and marital status, as well as the grantee's full name, marital status, mailing address, and vesting. Vesting describes how the grantee holds title to the property. For Kansas residential property, the primary methods for holding title in co-ownership are tenancy in common and joint tenancy. A grant of ownership of real estate to two or more persons is presumed to create a tenancy in common, unless otherwise stated (K.S.A. 58-501). As with any conveyance of real estate, a warranty deed requires a complete legal description of the parcel. Recite the source of title to establish a clear chain of title, and detail any restrictions associated with the property.
Finally, the deed form must meet all state and local standards for recorded documents. Once it is signed by the grantor, it must be acknowledged and recorded as directed by K.S.A. 58-2205.
Include all relevant documents, affidavits, forms, and fees with the along with the deed for recording. Complete a Real Estate Sales Validation Questionnaire for the deed, unless it meets one of the exemptions provided in K.S.A. 79-1437e. Confirm necessary materials and fees with the local recording office.
This article is provided for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for legal advice. Contact an attorney with questions about warranty deeds or any other issues related to the transfer of real property.
Deeds.com Kansas Warranty Deed Forms Have Been Updated as Recently as Thursday April 18, 2019
What others like you are saying:
Eleody L. said: I mistakenly ordered the wrong package and within 3 minutes of asking for a replacement, I was given one by the company. I am extremely impressed with the prompt response and the forms! I will use this site again if I needed other deed forms!!!!
Reply from Staff: We appreciate your business and value your feedback. Thank you. Have a wonderful day!
Ronald M. said: Easy to use but can't seem to find LOGOUT control????
Reply from Staff: Thank you for the feedback Ronald. (The Sign Out control is on the top right of the account page)
Gretchen N. said: The filled out form could have been placed on the real form then deleted with current info. Form quite simplified but example & help good.
Reply from Staff: Thank you for your feedback Gretchen.
Marion Paul W. said: Quick service .Easy download.I ordered Quit Claim and should have ordered warranty deed. I will make it work
Reply from Staff: Thank you!
Stephen D. said: Very good hope to use in the future.
Reply from Staff: Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate it. Have a great day!
Lois B. said: It works pretty well, had trouble with the word December. It printed out Decedmber with weird spacing but I think it will be ok.
Reply from Staff: Thank you for the feedback. We will take a look at the date field to see if there are any issues. Have a great day!
Select County where the property is located.