Houston County Warranty Deed Excluding Assessment Form (Minnesota)

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

Warranty Deed Excluding Assessment Form

Houston County Warranty Deed Excluding Assessment Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Houston County compliant document last validated/updated 6/3/2024

Warranty Deed Excluding Assessment Guide

Houston County Warranty Deed Excluding Assessment Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Houston County compliant document last validated/updated 4/9/2024

Completed Example of the Warranty Deed Excluding Assessment Document

Houston County Completed Example of the Warranty Deed Excluding Assessment Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Houston County compliant document last validated/updated 3/26/2024

When using these Warranty Deed Excluding Assessment forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Houston County. The executed documents should then be recorded in the following office:

Houston County Recorder

304 South Marshall St / PO Box 29, Caledonia , Minnesota 55921-0029

Hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday

Phone: (507) 725-5813

Local jurisdictions located in Houston County include:

  • Brownsville
  • Caledonia
  • Eitzen
  • Hokah
  • Houston
  • La Crescent
  • Spring Grove

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 Houston 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 Houston County using our eRecording service.
Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Houston County?

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

Can the Warranty Deed Excluding Assessment 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 Houston County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Houston County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Minnesota or Houston 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 Houston County Warranty Deed Excluding Assessment 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.

Minnesota's real estate deeds are governed by Minn. Stat. 507. The statutes contain the basic form and requirements for lawful conveyance of property. A warranty deed is used in Minnesota real estate transactions where the grantor agrees that "such instrument, duly executed as required by law, shall be a conveyance in fee simple of the premises described to the grantee, the grantee's heirs and assigns, with covenants on the part of the grantor, the grantor's heirs and personal representatives, that the grantor is lawfully seized of the premises in fee simple and has good right to convey the same; that the premises are free from all encumbrances; that the grantor warrants to the grantee, the grantee's heirs and assigns, the quiet and peaceable possession thereof; and that the grantor will defend the title thereto against all persons who may lawfully claim the same. Such covenants shall be obligatory upon any grantor, the grantor's heirs and personal representatives, as fully and with like effect as if written at length in such deed" (507.07).

While properly completed statutory form may suffice in many situations, they leave the possibility for errors based on incorrect or missing information. To reduce confusion about the information needed for different real estate transactions, Minnesota suggests guidelines for uniform conveyancing forms, each with a specific purpose.

This warranty deed form, specifically intended for real property transfers between individual owner(s), matches the format, content, and requirements set forth in the 2013 update.

By excluding assessments from the covenants of title, the grantor alerts the grantee to the fact that one or more outstanding assessment liens and any associated interest may still be attached to the property after the conveyance.

(Minnesota WD Excluding Assessment Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

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