Suffolk County Quitclaim Deed with Covenants Forms (Massachusetts)

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Quitclaim Deed with Covenants

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Quitclaim Deed with Covenants Form

Quitclaim Deed with Covenants Form

Fill in the blank Quitclaim Deed with Covenants form formatted to comply with all Massachusetts recording and content requirements.
Included document last reviewed/updated 3/7/2024

Quitclaim Deed with Covenants Guide

Quitclaim Deed with Covenants Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the Quitclaim Deed with Covenants form.
Included document last reviewed/updated 2/15/2024

Completed Example of the Quitclaim Deed with Covenants Document

Completed Example of the Quitclaim Deed with Covenants Document

Example of a properly completed Massachusetts Quitclaim Deed with Covenants document for reference.
Included document last reviewed/updated 4/11/2024

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 Massachusetts or Suffolk 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?

Forms are NOT emailed to you. Immediately after you submit payment, the Suffolk County forms you order will be available for download directly from your account. You can then download the forms to your computer. If you do not already have an account, one will be created for you as part of the order process, and your login details will be sent to you. If you encounter any issues accessing your forms, please reach out to our support team for assistance.

What type of files are the forms?

All of our Suffolk County Quitclaim Deed with Covenants 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 Quitclaim Deed with Covenants 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 Suffolk County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Suffolk County.

Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Suffolk County?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Suffolk 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 Quitclaim Deed with Covenants Forms:

  • Suffolk County

Including:

  • Allston
  • Boston
  • Brighton
  • Charlestown
  • Chelsea
  • East Boston
  • Hyde Park
  • Jamaica Plain
  • Mattapan
  • Readville
  • Revere
  • Roslindale
  • West Roxbury
  • Winthrop

What is the Massachusetts Quitclaim Deed with Covenants

Real estate conveyances in Massachusetts are governed under Massachusetts General Laws Chapters 183 and 184.

Quitclaim deeds with limited covenants are used to transfer the rights, title, and interest in real estate, if any, from the grantor (seller) to the grantee (buyer). When using this kind of deed, the grantor "covenants that the property is free from all encumbrances," and that he will "warrant and defend the same to the grantee forever against the lawful claims and demands of all persons claiming by, through or under the grantor, but against none other" (G.L.c. 183 sec. 17). Because of these covenants, this form is valid as-is for use as a special warranty deed in Massachusetts.

In addition to meeting all state and local standards for recorded documents, a lawful deed identifies the name, address, and marital status of each grantor and grantee (G.L.c. 183 sec. 6). State law requires that all land records contain information on how the grantee will hold title (G.L.c. 184 sec. 7). For Massachusetts residential property, the primary methods for holding title are tenancy in common, joint tenancy, and tenancy by the entirety. A grant of ownership of real estate to two or more persons, regardless of marital status, is presumed to create a tenancy in common, unless the deed expressly states otherwise (G.L.c. 184 sec. 7).

As with any conveyance of real estate, a quitclaim deed with limited covenants requires a complete legal description of the parcel. The deed must state the amount of the full consideration, or the total price for the conveyance (G.L.c. 183 sec. 6). Based on the consideration paid, an excise tax (also known as a transfer tax or stamp tax) is collected from the seller (G.L.c. 64D sec. 1,2).

Record the completed deed at the local County Registry of Deeds office. Some counties (Berkshire, Bristol, Essex, Middlesex, Worcester) are split into two or more recording districts. Make sure to record the deed in the correct recording district. If the deed pertains to registered land, submit the deed to the Registry District of the Land Court. Include all relevant affidavits, forms, and fees along with the deed for recording. For guidance related to supplemental documentation, speak with the local Registry of Deeds office.

This article is provided for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for legal advice. Contact a lawyer with questions about quitclaim deeds with limited covenants or transfers of real property in Massachusetts.

(Massachusetts QCD with Covenants Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

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