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  1. Testator
  2. Quit Claim Deed
  3. Testate
  4. Habendum Clause
  5. Grantor
  1. a A conveyance by which the grantor transfers whatever interest he or she has in real estate, without warranties or obligations
  2. b Having made and left a valid will.
  3. c "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
  4. d A person who has made a valid will. A woman often is referred to as a testatrix, although testator can be used for either gender.
  5. e The person transferring title to or an interest in real property to a grantee

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The person who receives a conveyance of real property from a grantor
  2. Person dies without a valid will; his or her property will pass to heirs as provided in the state law of descent
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Deed that offers the most protection in which grantor fully warrants good clear title to the premises

5 True/False questions

  1. Deed in TrustAn 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


  2. General Warranty DeedA deed in which the grantor fully warrants good clear title to the premises. Used in most real estate deed transfers, a general warranty deed offers the greatest protection of any deed


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


  4. AcknowledgmentThe person who receives a conveyance of real property from a grantor


  5. HeirOne 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