Polk County Special Warranty Deed Form (North Carolina)

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

Special Warranty Deed Form

Polk County Special Warranty Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Polk County compliant document last validated/updated 5/16/2024

Special Warranty Deed Form

Polk County Special Warranty Deed Form

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Polk County compliant document last validated/updated 5/15/2024

Completed Example of the Special Warranty Deed Document

Polk County Completed Example of the Special Warranty Deed Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Polk County compliant document last validated/updated 3/15/2024

The following North Carolina and Polk County supplemental forms are included as a courtesy with your order:

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

Polk County Registrar of Deeds

40 Courthouse St / PO Box 308, Columbus, North Carolina 28722

Hours: 8:30-5:00 Mon-Fri

Phone: (828) 894-8450

Local jurisdictions located in Polk County include:

  • Columbus
  • Lynn
  • Mill Spring
  • Saluda
  • Tryon

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?

Forms are NOT emailed to you. Immediately after you submit payment, the Polk 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 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 Polk County using our eRecording service.
Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Polk County?

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

Can the Special Warranty 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 Polk County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Polk County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by North Carolina or Polk 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 Polk County Special Warranty 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 property can be transferred in North Carolina by using a special warranty deed. This type of deed does not have the same warranties of title contained in a general warranty deed. The North Carolina General Statutes do not offer a statutory form for real estate deeds. The grantor in a special warranty deed offers the following covenants to the grantee: (1) that the grantor has done nothing to encumber the title, and (2) that the grantor will warrant and defend such title against the lawful claims of all persons claiming by, through, or under the grantor.

North Carolina requires strict compliance with the statutory acknowledgment provisions in order for documents to be recorded and to provide constructive notice. Before it can be accepted for recording by a register of deeds, a special warranty deed must be signed by the grantor and properly acknowledged before an officer authorized by the state of North Carolina to take acknowledgments of deeds. The individual form for an acknowledgment by a grantor in 47 38 of the North Carolina General Statutes is sufficient to use for a special warranty deed acknowledged within the state. If a special warranty deed has been executed and acknowledged in a state other than North Carolina, the deed will be valid to record in this state, but it must conform to North Carolina law.

The recording statute in North Carolina is a pure race statute, which means that the first document recorded will have priority. A conveyance of land will not be valid to pass any property interest as against a lien creditor or purchaser for valuable consideration from the donor, bargainer, or lesser until it is registered in the county where the land lies. If the land is situated in more than one county, the deed must be recorded in each such county. Unless it is stated otherwise on the special warranty deed or on a separate registered instrument executed by the party whose priority interest is adversely affected, instruments that have been registered in the office of the register of deeds will have priority based on the order of registration. If registered simultaneously, priority will be determined by the earliest document number set forth on the registered instrument or on the sequential book and page number if there is no document number ( 47 18).

(North Carolina SWD Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

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