If you have a clear and free title to it then you can do this on your own without an attorney.
You can legally sell it for as little as 1.00 but most family will put down at least ten dollars on the quit deed form.
The below form is what you need to fill out. Make sure you put the correct legal description in as this will mess things up. The legal description can be found on your property tax form.
Fill it out. Sign it. Have him sign it and have it notarized. No attorney is need for this. No real estate agent is needed for this.
After the paper work is filled out and notarized you/he will need to take it to your local parish to record within the parish that the tax collector is located. This is to be filed and recorded in the Clerk of the Courts office. He will have to pay recording and document stamp fees so that is why many family members will deed property over for 100 down to 10 bucks. This saves on the fees at the court house.
Once done he will need to go to the tax collectors office and show them the now recorded deed and the transfer of taxes will go from you to him.
I am not a tax expert and can not answer the tax question as that part needs to be posed in the tax section.
The below form is legal and binding in all 50 states. This is the only form that you need. This applies only if you have a clear and free title/deed.
QUITCLAIM DEEDThis quitclaim deed made on [date] , between
[name of transferor], of [address] , [city] ,
[county] , [state] , and [name of transferee],
of [address] , [city] , [county] ,
[state] .That for and in the consideration of the sum of [amount]Dollars, ($ ), the receipt of which is herebyacknowledged, [name of transferor] does hereby release,remise and forever quitclaim unto [name of transferee] allof his interest, if any, in that certain real propertycommonly known as [street address or acerage], located inthe City of , County of , State of, described as follows:[legal description]Together with all the tenements, hereditaments, andappurtenances thereunto belonging, and the reversions,remainders, rents, issues, and profits thereof.To have and to hold, all and singular the premises, with theappurtenances, unto [name of transferee] and his heirs andassigns forever.In witness whereof, [name of transferor] has hereunto thisday and year as set forth above._____________________[Signature][Acknowledgment]
Please let me know if you need further assistance and do click the accept button if your satisfied.
DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.
The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).