Transfers By Warranty Deed & Special Warranty Deed

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Which of the following covenants warrants that the grantee is getting the property that the deed purports to be giving her?

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1. Dan received a warranty deed and discovers after the conveyance that there is a lien on the property that was not identified on the deed. Which covenant has been violated?

2. Alicia received a conveyance of property by special warranty deed from Beth. John shows up at Alicia's new home and claims the mineral rights to her property based upon an inheritance that occurred over twenty years ago. This was before Beth even owned the property. What covenant has been breached?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To identify ownership of property when it is trading hands, a deed is necessary to finalize the contract. To be successful on this quiz, you will need to understand the deeds and the various covenants conveyed in the agreements.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To help you evaluate what you know about this subject, you will be quizzed on:

  • The kind of covenant that warrants the grantee is getting the property as the deed purports
  • Violations of covenants
  • Remedies to covenant violations
  • Future covenants

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to identify solutions for various hypothetical situations involving deeds
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the various types of covenants and what they guarantee
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding deeds and what rights are guaranteed through their use

Additional Learning

To learn more on this topic, be sure to read the accompanying lesson titled Transfers By Warranty Deed & Special Warranty Deed. The lesson covers:

  • Definition of covenants for title
  • A general warranty deed compared with a special warranty deed
  • Rights and powers associated with the various covenants
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