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Michigan - Genesee County Easement Deed Form

Deed Form Available For Download All Genesee County specific forms listed below are included in your immediate download:

Genesee County Easement Deed Form Page 1
Easement Deed Form - Genesee County
Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included | Document last updated 11/17/2016

Genesee County Easement Deed Guide Page 1
Easement Deed Guide - Genesee County
Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included | Document last updated 11/17/2016

Genesee County Completed Example of the Easement Deed Page 1
Completed Example of the Easement Deed - Genesee County
Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included | Document last updated 12/7/2016

Genesee County Michigan Easement Description Guide Page 1
Michigan Easement Description Guide - Genesee County
A Description of the Easement will be required. This will show how to write an acceptable description for a Right of Way Easement, which gives access, to and from - point A to point B.
Included | Document last updated 11/23/2016

Property Transfer Affidavit
Property Transfer Affidavit *
Included supplemental form
This form must be filed whenever real estate or certain types of personal property are transferred (even if the deed is not recorded) in order to ensure correct assessment for tax purposes. The new owner must file within 45 days of transfer in the city or township where the property is located. If the form is not filed on time, a penalty of $5/day (maximum $200) applies.

Real Estate Transfer Tax
Real Estate Transfer Tax *
Included supplemental form
This form must be filed with the Register of Deeds when the amount paid for the property is not stated on the deed. The form is not required when the amount paid is entered on the deed. The form must be completed and signed by either the seller or his/her authorized agent and submitted in the county where the property is located.

Transfer Tax Exemptions
Transfer Tax Exemptions *
Included supplemental form
Certain conveyances are exempt from transfer tax. These pages list the state and county exemptions. If the document is transfer tax exempt, the exemption must be stated on the deed.

Transfer Tax
Transfer Tax *
Included supplemental form
This file contains the tax rates as well as a table listing state and county tax by consideration amount.

Certificate of Trust Existence and Authority
Certificate of Trust Existence and Authority *
Included supplemental form
A certificate of trust existence and authority contains specific information about an existing trust agreement. According to § 565.435 of the Michigan Compiled Laws, a “purchaser or other party relying upon the information contained in a recorded certificate of trust existence and authority shall be afforded the same protection as is provided to a subsequent purchaser in good faith.” Note that under § 565.433, only settlor or grantor; an attorney for the settlor, grantor, or trustee; or an officer of a banking institution or an attorney if then acting as a trustee may sign the form if it pertains to real property. Sign the completed form in a notary’s presence, then submit it to the county register of deeds office for recording.

Notary Certificates
Notary Certificates *
Included supplemental form
The supplemental forms in this section can be used as loose certificates by notaries in the state.

*Supplemental forms (forms other than the actual deed form) are made available as a courtesy with your order. Supplemental forms come directly from the state or local jurisdiction that requires them, we offer no support for the supplemental forms, we did not make them.
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    • Yes. You can re-use the forms for your personal use. For example, if you have more than one property in a given county that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in that county.
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    • No. The blank forms are downloaded to your computer and you fill them out there, at your convenience.
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    • 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.
  • What is included in the download?
    • A fill in the blank form used to create your Easement Deed.
    • A guide that explains every blank on the Easement Deed Form.
    • A completed example of the Easement Deed to give you an idea of what a properly completed document looks like.
    • All supplemental forms that may be required by Genesee County when recording your document.
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  • Are there any recurring fees involved?
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What is the Michigan Easement Deed?

An easement is an interest in real estate that gives one person the right to use someone else’s land for a specific purpose. The focus of an easement is on usage, not on ownership. There are two types of easements: an easement appurtenant and an easement in gross. Further, easements can be affirmative or negative. An appurtenant easement benefits the dominant estate and runs with the land when the property is transferred. An easement in gross benefits an individual or a legal entity. An easement in Michigan is generally created by a deed in writing or by operation of law. The easement deed should specify the terms and conditions of the easement itself.

As an interest in real property, an easement deed in Michigan must be signed, dated, and acknowledged by the grantor. If an easement deed is executed in Michigan, it can be acknowledged before a judge, clerk of a court of record, or notary public within the state and should be endorsed with a certificate of acknowledgment by the officer taking acknowledgments (565.8). Michigan adheres to the uniform recognition of acknowledgments act, which means that an instrument acknowledged out of state can be recorded in Michigan if the instrument complies with that state’s laws (565.9).

Recording can be a crucial step in protecting easement rights. An unrecorded easement deed is void as against any subsequent purchaser in good faith and for a valuable consideration, of the same real estate or portion thereof, whose conveyance is first duly recorded (565.29).

Areas covered by these Easement Deed Forms:
  • Genesee County
Including:
  • Atlas
  • Burton
  • Clio
  • Davison
  • Fenton
  • Flint
  • Flushing
  • Gaines
  • Genesee
  • Goodrich
  • Grand Blanc
  • Lennon
  • Linden
  • Montrose
  • Mount Morris
  • Otisville
  • Swartz Creek
 
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