Delaware General Warranty Deed Form

The Delaware general warranty deed is a legal document that is the type of deed that is most commonly used in the conveyance of real property. It is this deed that carries a solid guarantee that the title is good and that the property is marketable. With use of this deed, the Grantor (seller) is able to offer promise to the Grantee (buyer), that in the event of any and all claims against their property, by any third party, that the Grantor will defend the Grantee shall be defended against any such claims. This document is a fully guaranteed document and is protective.

The document must be signed by all parties before a notary public or any other eligible officer of the court. It must be recorded as immediately as possible.

How to Write

Step 1 – The Parties –

  • All Name(s) of the Grantor(s)
  • Street address
  • City
  • State
  • Indicate marital status (check the appropriate box)
  • Type or print both the numerical and worded amount that’s been paid to the Grantor(s) by the Grantee(s)
  • AND
  • Name(s) of the Grantee(s) – (buyers)
  • Street address
  • City
  • State
  • Check the box that applies

Step 2 – Property Information –

  • Street address of the property being conveyed
  • City
  • State
  • Land Parcel Information
  • Name the location of the deed registry that holds the original description of the deed
  • Book and page
  • The Legal description
  • Approximate square footage of the land
  • Enter any easements and/or restrictions

Step 3 – Signatures –

  • Submit the premises information
  • Date signatures in dd/m/yy format
  • Signatures of Grantor(s)
  • Grantor’s printed name(s)
  • Date the signatures in mm/dd/yyyy format
  • AND
  • Grantee(s) signatures
  • Printed names of Grantee(s)
  • Date signatures in mm/dd/yyyy format

Step 4 – Notary Acknowledgement –

  • The Notary will witness the signatures of the Grantor(s) and Grantee(s). The officer shall record the signatures The document must then be completed and signed by the notary or other court officer. Once the notary or officer completes all required information and affixes the official seal, the document will then be successfully conveyed and must be immediately recorded.