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What is an executor's deed?

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An executor's deed is the deed used by an executor to transfer property to an heir out of the estate of a dead person who had written a will. The presence of the executor helps to prevent problems when future heirs inherit the property.

The content of the deed includes the executor's name, the name of the deceased person, an account that the deed is performed according to the will, a description of the property and the executor's signature. Some states need the deed signed by a witness and notarized. The deed must be listed in the real estate records of the location where the property is found.


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