Hampden County Quitclaim Deed Form (Massachusetts)

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

Quitclaim Deed Form

Hampden County Quitclaim Deed Form

Fill in the blank Quitclaim Deed form formatted to comply with all Massachusetts recording and content requirements.
Included Hampden County compliant document last validated/updated 11/21/2023

Quitclaim Deed Guide

Hampden County Quitclaim Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the Quitclaim Deed form.
Included Hampden County compliant document last validated/updated 5/6/2024

Completed Example of the Quitclaim Deed Document

Hampden County Completed Example of the Quitclaim Deed Document

Example of a properly completed Massachusetts Quitclaim Deed document for reference.
Included Hampden County compliant document last validated/updated 4/19/2024

When using these Quitclaim Deed forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Hampden County. The executed documents should then be recorded in one of the following offices:

Hampden Registry of Deeds

50 State St, Springfield, Massachusetts 01103

Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 to 4:30 / Recording until 4:00

Phone: (413) 755-1722

Westfield Satellite Office

59 Court St, Westfield, Massachusetts 01085

Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00 to 12:00 & 1:00 to 4:00 / Recording Mon, Wed, Fri only

Phone: (413) 755-1722

Local jurisdictions located in Hampden County include:

  • Agawam
  • Blandford
  • Bondsville
  • Brimfield
  • Chester
  • Chicopee
  • East Longmeadow
  • Feeding Hills
  • Granville
  • Hampden
  • Holland
  • Holyoke
  • Indian Orchard
  • Longmeadow
  • Ludlow
  • Monson
  • Palmer
  • Russell
  • Southwick
  • Springfield
  • Thorndike
  • Three Rivers
  • Wales
  • West Springfield
  • Westfield
  • Wilbraham
  • Woronoco

How long does it take to get my forms?

Forms are available immediately after submitting payment.

How do I get my forms, are they emailed?

Immediately after you submit payment, the Hampden 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 provided to you. If you encounter any issues accessing your forms, please reach out to our support team for assistance. Forms are NOT emailed to you.

What does "validated/updated" mean?

This indicates the most recent date when at least one of the following occurred:

  • Updated: The document was updated or changed to remain compliant.
  • Validated: The document was examined by an attorney or staff, or it was successfully recorded in Hampden County using our eRecording service.
Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Hampden County?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Hampden County including margin requirements, content requirements, font and font size requirements.

Can the Quitclaim Deed 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 Hampden County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Hampden County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Massachusetts or Hampden 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.

What type of files are the forms?

All of our Hampden County Quitclaim Deed 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.

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.

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.

Are there any recurring fees involved?

No. Nothing to cancel, no memberships, no recurring fees.

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

Quitclaim deeds transfer the rights, title, and interest in real estate, if any, from the grantor (seller) to the grantee (buyer). This deed transfers property without any warranty and with no covenants of title, and is separate from the statutory quitclaim deed with limited covenants under (G.L.c. 183 sec. 17). While not statutory, this type of quitclaim deed is still valid for transferring title to real property in the State of Massachusetts. It is especially useful for transactions between family members, clearing title, and in cases of divorce.

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 requires a complete legal description of the parcel. The deed must state the amount of the full consideration, or the total price paid by the grantee for the transfer (G.L.c. 183 sec. 6). Based on the consideration paid, the seller pays an excise tax (also known as a transfer tax or stamp tax) to the Registry of Deeds office (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 or transfers of real property in Massachusetts.

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