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5 Matching questions

  1. Deed in Trust
  2. Deed
  3. Quit Claim Deed
  4. General Warranty Deed
  5. Adverse possession
  1. a Written document that, when executed and delivered, conveys title to or an interest in real estate
  2. b The actual, open , notorious, hostile, and continuous possession of another's land under a claim of title. Possession for a statutory period may be a means of acquiring title
  3. c A conveyance by which the grantor transfers whatever interest he or she has in real estate, without warranties or obligations
  4. d Deed that offers the most protection in which grantor fully warrants good clear title to the premises
  5. e An instrument that grants a trustee under a land trust full power to sell, mortgage, and subdivide a parcel of real estate. The beneficiary controls the trustee's use of these powers under the provisions of the trust agreement

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. "To have and to hold" clause in a deed defining the extent of ownership bing granted; i.e., a life estate or a defeasible fee
  2. A deed that carries with it no warranties against liens or other encumbrances but that does imply that the grantor has the right to convey title. The grantor may add warranties to the deed at his or her discretion
  3. The person who receives a conveyance of real property from a grantor
  4. A deed in which the grantor warrants, or guarantees, the title only against defects arising during the period of his or her tenure and ownership of the property and not against defects existing before that time, generally using the language, "by, through, or under the grantor but not otherwise."
  5. One who might inherit or succeed to an interest in land under the state law of descent when the owner dies without leaving a valid will

5 True/False questions

  1. Granting ClauseWords in deed on conveyance that state the grantor's intention to convey the property at the present time. This clause is generally worded as "convey and warrant"; "grant"; "grant, bargain, and sell"; or the like

          

  2. TestatorA person who has made a valid will. A woman often is referred to as a testatrix, although testator can be used for either gender.

          

  3. GrantorThe person who receives a conveyance of real property from a grantor

          

  4. AcknowledgmentFormal declaration by someone like a notary that the signature is both voluntary (no force) and genuine (no forgery)

          

  5. DeviseA gift of real property by will. The donor is the devisor and the recipient is the devisee

          

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