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Legal Issues Surround Quitclaim Deeds

There are various types of real estate (land) deeds. Having a deed may document a claim of ownership but does not guarantee actual ownership, as the old jokes about selling or buying the Brooklyn Bridge illustrate. Many types of deeds allow recourse against the grantor (maker of the deed) if certain subsequent title problems occurs. … Read more

My Wife Gave Away Our House With a Quitclaim Deed. – Patrick

“Dear Steve, My wife just filed bankruptcy recently because a family friend, a mortgage broker, put the house she owned previiously in foreclosure. My wife had a subprime loan and tried before the 2 years were up to refinance and everyone who came along (Real Estate agents and others) gave her wrong advise. My wife … Read more