Transferring Real Property: There are many different types of documents that affect the transfer of real property. The following are brief descriptions of some of the more common transfer documents:
These are just some of the more common ways to acquire, hold and dispose of real estate in California. It is provided for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon for legal, financial or tax advice. Since there are significant legal and tax implications depending on how you choose to hold title to your real property, you should consult with an attorney before deciding how you will hold the title to California real estate.
In addition to selecting the type of real property transfer deed, a decision will also have to be made about how title to the property will be taken. There are several different ways to take title to real property which are discussed further here.