What is a deed?

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A deed is a document that transfers and records ownership of a piece of real estate. The deed contains the names of the seller and buyer, a legal description of the property, and the signature of the former owner. See the Glossary for a discussion of different kinds of deed. In Iowa a Spouse is generally required to sign a deed even if that Spouse's name is not on the title.

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