Real Estate Deeds

New Hampshire Quit Claim Deed

A quitclaim deed in New Hampshire should be signed and acknowledged by the grantor and should also include the mailing address of the grantee (477:3). The name of each person signing the instrument should be typed or written underneath signatures (478:4a). These are prerequisites to recording a quitclaim deed with the register of deeds in the appropriate county. The words of conveyance in a quitclaim deed in New Hampshire should include a statement of the consideration paid for the real property (477:28). Various circumstances surrounding a transfer of interest or sale in real property may require additional items to be submitted with or added to a quitclaim deed, such as notifications relative to water supply or radon gas and lead paint (477:4a,d).

A deed or other conveyance of real estate in New Hampshire, including a quitclaim deed, is not valid against any person but the grantor and his heirs only, unless it has been acknowledged and recorded according to the requirements set forth in the New Hampshire Statutes (477:7). The act of recording a properly executed and acknowledged quitclaim deed at the register of deeds in the county where the property lies makes it effective against bona fide purchasers for value (477:3a). New Hampshire Quit Claim Deed Forms Have Been Updated as Recently as Tuesday June 12, 2018