Philadelphia County Warranty Deed Form (Pennsylvania)

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

Warranty Deed Form

Philadelphia County Warranty Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Philadelphia County compliant document last validated/updated 4/17/2024

Warranty Deed Guide

Philadelphia County Warranty Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Philadelphia County compliant document last validated/updated 4/12/2024

Completed Example of the Warranty Deed Document

Philadelphia County Completed Example of the Warranty Deed Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Philadelphia County compliant document last validated/updated 4/11/2024

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

Records Dept - Recording Div

City Hall 1400 JFK Blvd., Rm 111 , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19129

Hours: 8:00 to 2:00 M-F

Phone: (215) 686-2260

Local jurisdictions located in Philadelphia County include:

  • Philadelphia

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

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

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

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Pennsylvania or Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia County 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.

A warranty deed is a type of real estate deed that can be used to transfer title to real property in Pennsylvania. The statutory form for a conveyance of real property appears in 21 P.S. 1. A warranty deed is construed to include all the estate, right, title, interest, property, claim, and demand of the grantor, in law and in equity (21 P.S. 3). The words "grant and convey," or either one of said words when used in any conveyance of real estate will be judged an express covenant that the grantor was seized of an indefeasible estate in fee simple in the property conveyed, free from encumbrances done or suffered by the grantor, and also for quiet enjoyment against the grantor, his heirs, and assigns, unless limited by express words in the deed (21 P.S. 4). A covenant from the grantor that he will "warrant generally the property hereby conveyed" is construed to mean that the grantor covenants to the grantee that he will forever warrant and defend the said property, and every part thereof, unto the grantee, his heirs, personal representatives, and assigns against the lawful claims and demands of all persons (21 P.S. 5).

Before a warranty deed can be recorded in Pennsylvania, the deed must be signed and acknowledged by the grantor or grantors (21 P.S. 42). The acknowledgment of a deed can be made in Pennsylvania before a judge of a court of record, a clerk or deputy clerk of a court having seal, a recorder of deeds, a notary public, or a justice of the peace (21 P.S. 291.2). A warranty deed that has been acknowledged, either in Pennsylvania or in another state, must have a certificate of acknowledgement by an officer under seal (21 P.S. 46). A warranty deed that has been executed and acknowledged in a state other than Pennsylvania will be valid as if had been made, acknowledged or proved, in the proper county where the land is situated. A deed executed and acknowledged out of state must be proved and acknowledged in the manner consistent with 21 P.S. 41.

A duly acknowledged or proved warranty deed should be recorded in the county where the property is located. Every deed that is not acknowledged or proved and recorded will be fraudulent and void as to any subsequent bona fide purchaser, mortgagee, or holder of any judgment, duly entered in the recorder of deed's office in the county where the land is located, without actual or constructive notice, unless such deed is recorded before the recording of the deed or conveyance or entry of judgment under which such subsequent purchaser shall claim (21 P.S. 351). The legal effect of recording a warranty deed is to provide constructive notice to subsequent purchasers, mortgagees, and/or judgment creditors of the parties to the said agreement (21 P.S. 357).

(Pennsylvania WD Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

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