A deed is the legal document that transfers ownership of real property. A Warranty Deed contains promises from the seller to the buyer about the rights of ownership and possession of the property. Contrast with Quit Claim Deed. Here in WA, the warranty deed is defined by statute. Accordingly, it is referred to as a Statutory Warranty Deed.
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Craig has been a practicing attorney since 1999, focused on residential real estate since 2005. And since about 2006, he's been working on developing a model that delivers superior real estate broker services at a dramatically reduced cost. Along the way, he's blogged quite a bit. Craig is the founder and Designated and Managing Broker of Added Equity.