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What Can Notaries Notarize in Real Estate?

Updated: Dec 14, 2023

Notaries play a crucial role in the real estate world by notarizing various documents to ensure their legal validity. Here are some common types of documents that notaries can notarize in real estate transactions:

  1. Real Estate Contracts:

  • Purchase agreements

  • Sales contracts

  • Lease agreements

  1. Deeds:

  • Warranty deeds

  • Quitclaim deeds

  • Grant deeds

  1. Loan Documents:

  • Mortgage agreements

  • Promissory notes

  • Loan applications

  1. Power of Attorney:

  • Limited or general power of attorney related to real estate transactions

  1. Affidavits:

  • Affidavits of title

  • Affidavits of residence

  1. Easements and Covenants:

  • Easement agreements

  • Restrictive covenants

  1. Trust Documents:

  • Trust deeds

  • Revocable living trust documents

  1. Leases and Rental Agreements:

  • Residential and commercial leases

  • Rental agreements

  1. Homestead Declarations:

  • Documents declaring a property as a homestead, providing certain legal protections to homeowners

  1. Property Transfer Documents:

  • Documents related to the transfer of property ownership

  1. Loan Modifications and Refinancing Documents:

  • Documents related to modifying or refinancing existing loans

  1. Consent Forms:

  • Consent to transfer forms, especially in cases involving co-ownership or transfers between family members

  1. Compliance Certificates:

  • Documents certifying compliance with specific legal requirements or regulations

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Loan signing agents notarize property deeds in real estate.
Property Deeds are notarized by loan signing agents.

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