Does a quit claim deed remove you from the mortgage?
A quitclaim deed can quickly remove you from a property’s title and terminate your ownership interests. A quitclaim does not however, remove you from the mortgage or the responsibility to make payments.
Does a quit claim deed mean you own the property?
A quitclaim deed affects ownership and the name on the deed, not the mortgage. Because quitclaim deeds expose the grantee to certain risks, they are most often used between family members and where there is no exchange of money.
Can I prepare my own quit claim deed?
Write the Deed Fill out the quit claim deed form, which can be obtained online, or write your own using the form as a guide. The person giving up the interest in the property is the grantor, and the person receiving the interest is the grantee.
How do you remove someone from a mortgage?
You usually do this by filing a quitclaim deed, in which your ex-spouse gives up all rights to the property. Your ex should sign the quitclaim deed in front of a notary. One this document is notarized, you file it with the county. This publicly removes the former partner’s name from the property deed and the mortgage.