Louisiana Bond for Deed

Bond for Deed for Real Estate Located in Louisiana

In other states a bond for deed is often referred to as a land contract or contract for deed. A bond for deed is a seller financing contract for the sale of real property.

2941. "Bond for deed" defined
A bond for deed is a contract to sell real property, in which the purchase price is to be paid by the buyer to the seller in installments and in which the seller after payment of a stipulated sum agrees to deliver title to the buyer.

2941.1. Recordation; subsequent filings; interest prohibited; cancellation of mortgage records
A. Upon the recordation in the mortgage and conveyance records of a bond for deed contract as defined in R.S. 9:2941, any sale, contract, counter letter, lease, or mortgage executed by the bond for deed seller, and any lien, privilege, or judgment relating to or purporting to affect immovable property that has not been filed previously for registry or recorded in the mortgage records shall be subject to the rights created by the bond for deed contract.

B. Following registry of the sale by bond for deed seller to the bond for deed purchaser, his successors or assigns, any such instrument or writing that was filed in the mortgage records after the filing of the bond for deed contract shall be cancelled by the clerk of court or the recorder of mortgages upon request by affidavit of any interested party, but only insofar as it affects the property described in the bond for deed and subsequent sale, after the note holder or lien holder has been given thirty days written notice and fails to execute a release. A copy of the sale by the bond for deed seller to the bond for deed purchaser or his successors or assigns, containing relevant recordation information, shall be attached to the request.

C. The provisions of this Section shall not apply to tax sales or redemptions as provided for by

Use this form for the sale of residential property, rental units, condominiums, small commercial and vacant land.

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