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Types of Deeds
The warranty deed is sometimes referred to as a statutory deed
or statutory warranty deed because the form of the warranty
deed is dictated by Florida statutes. By utilizing a warranty
deed to convey the title and ownership of the real property, the
grantor, the party conveying the title to the property, is assuring
the grantee, the party receiving the title to the property, of the
following: (1) that, except as previously disclosed to the grantee,
the grantor owns and possesses all of the common law
warranties of title and property rights being conveyed by the
deed, as such warranties and rights are recognized in Florida,
and (2) that the grantor will defend the title to the property
against lawful claims that may be brought by any third party
against the title to the property or the grantee’s ownership of
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