What is a trust deed?

Answer A trust deed is a document that pledges real property to secure a loan. It is used by certain states instead of a mortgage. A trust deed is often referred to as a deed of trust.ProcessThe owner of ... Read More »

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The Definition of a Special Warranty Deed and Deed of Trust in Texas?

A real estate sale in Texas commonly involves three documents: a deed, promissory note and deed of trust. The deed is the document used to convey title to the property from seller to buyer. Texas l... Read More »

What is the difference between a deed of trust and a warranty deed?

A deed is a document that conveys some type of legal interest in a parcel of real property. Warranty deeds and deeds of trust differ in the types of interests they convey.General FunctionA warranty... Read More »

What is a second trust deed?

When you obtain a loan that is secured by your real estate, some states use a document called a "deed of trust" that is recorded against your property. If you have two loans, there will be two deed... Read More »

Who can sign a deed of trust?

The deed of trust is a legal document conveying property to a third party (typically a title company) not associated with the trustor (the borrower) or the beneficiary (the lender) with a "Power of... Read More »