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Texas property title transfer process

After separating from my husband in California, I moved to Texas and purchased a house. The mortgage is in my name only, but the lender required my husband to be on the title. We had filed a petition for divorce in California prior to the purchase. We are in the process of filing the divorce final papers and I need to make sure I get the house title transferred properly. Can this be done with just a [url=http://www.mortgagefit.com/quitclaim-deed.html]quit claim deed[/url] or do we need other documents? Also, can we do this ourselves or do we have to involve a title company?

Thanks for you help!

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jenkin7 | Joined: June 4, 2007 11:02 pm | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

Hi ekistner,

A quitclaim deed would suffice in transferring the property title from your husabnd back to you. To make sure the transfer is made properly you need to get it signed by your husband in front of a notary public, get it notarized and recorded with the county recorder's office. This will validate the deed. To know more on quitclaim deed, refer to the following page:
http://www.mortgagefit.com/quitclaim-deed.html

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ekistner | Joined: February 27, 2009 03:18 pm | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

I thought this was probably the case, but wanted validation. Thank you for your help!

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jenkin7 | Joined: June 4, 2007 11:02 pm | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

Hi ekistner,

You are most welcome. It was my pleasure to have been able to share my little knowledge with you.

However, if you have further queries, feel free to ask.

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Anonymous | Joined: June 8, 2004 01:06 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

wife and i are divorcing the mortgage is in her name only....she is giving me the house and the payments lol.....can we do this thru the mortgage companya dn then file a quit claim deed, however my credit is so torn up i doubt the mortgageg company will give me a mortgage......any suggestions

thank you

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smith.sussane | Joined: September 18, 2008 09:57 pm | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

Hi o0wen!

Welcome to forums!

Your wife can transfer the property to you with the help of a quit claim deed. However, in order to take over the loan in your name, you would be responsible for refinancing it in your name. With a bad credit, it won't be possible for you to refinance the loan. Thus, your wife would still remain responsible for the mortgage. You can request your wife to keep the property and the mortgage in your name.

Feel free to ask if you've further queries.

Sussane

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Anonymous | Joined: June 8, 2004 01:06 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

Mom died- no will- we have an affidavit of ownership. We want to tranfer tile to one of the siblings. what do i need to do- do i need a lawyer?

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jameshogg | Joined: December 20, 2005 02:58 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

Hi scifitoyz,

If the property is in the name of all the siblings, then they will have to sign a quit claim deed to the one whom you all want to transfer it. It is always a better option to contact an attorney and take his help in this matter.

Thanks

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Anonymous | Joined: June 8, 2004 01:06 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

I am a widow with house in my name--paid for. I would like to put my son on the title with me with rights of suvivorship.. Would he then become owner without negative effect when I die?

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adonis | Joined: October 22, 2005 05:04 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

Hi Norma,

Once you add your son to the property deed with rights of survivorship, he will automatically become the sole owner of the property after your death. There won't be any negative affect on your son.

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Anonymous | Joined: June 8, 2004 01:06 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

in texas can a general warranty be transfered from grantor to grantee with a hand shake or must it be filled
where can i find the legal answer

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jameshogg | Joined: December 20, 2005 02:58 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

Hi Guest,

I've given my suggestions in regards to your query at:
http://www.mortgagefit.com/texas/warranty-deed-19.html#169866

Take a look at it. Hope it helps you.

Thanks

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Anonymous | Joined: June 8, 2004 01:06 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

I am purchasing unimproved property (2 acres) in Texas for a cash amount. Do we need to go through a title company or a lawyer to get the title transfered to my name?

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jameshogg | Joined: December 20, 2005 02:58 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

Hi Judy,

Your query has been replied to in the given page:
http://www.mortgagefit.com/propertytransfer/about45752.html#188905

Take a look at it. Hope it helps you.

Thanks

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Anonymous | Joined: June 8, 2004 01:06 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

Hello, I have questions about my how to transfer the property in Texas. I want to put my house into my father's name. The house has been paid in full. What's the easy way to process this case? Can we file a warranty Deed at the courthouse to do this? Does attorney have to involes? Please give me an advice. Thanks

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adonis | Joined: October 22, 2005 05:04 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

Welcome Jennie,

You can contact a real estate attorney and get the warranty deed drafted from him. You can sign this deed and transfer the property. The deed should be notarized and recorded at the county recorder's office.

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Anonymous | Joined: June 8, 2004 01:06 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

Mom's house free and clear. I am the executor of her estate with the profits of sale to be shared with siblings. Can I just sell the house and divide the profits or is there something else I need to do for the buyers and all that legal stuff?

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adonis | Joined: October 22, 2005 05:04 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

Welcome kathleenrice,

It will be better if you could contact a real estate attorney and take his opinion in this regard.

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