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Does a grant deed need need to be recorded upon

Does a grant deed...

Does a grant deed need need to be recorded upon notarization?

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The grant deed has been notarized and recorded at our bank. Does it need to be recorded at the county clerks office also?

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Wilson County, TN

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Would a quit claim deed be better?

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A deed must be notarized to be recorded and it must be recorded to give notice to the public and have priority over any subsequently recorded liens or other filings or encumbrances.

It is recorded in the office of the county recorder for the county where the property is located.

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