A written document by which the ownership of land is transferred from one person to another.

Deed of Trust

See "Mortgage."


The final and absolute transfer of a deed from seller to buyer in such a manner that it cannot be recalled by the seller. A necessary requisite to the transfer of title.


The disposition of real property by will.

Due on Sale Clause

Provision in a mortgage or deed of trust which requires loan to be paid in full if property is sold or transferred.

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