Contract for deed - a contract for deed is a type of owner financing arrangement to sell property (also known as a land contract or owner finance agreement). The deed is transferred only after all payments have been made to the seller according to the contract for deed.
Lease agreements - lease agreements for longer than a year (this applies to commercial real estate forms as well as resident lease agreements) are governed by the Statute of Frauds.
Amendment to purchase agreement- an amendment to purchase agreement is used to make a change to a real estate purchase agreement, such as a home sales contract extension of closing deadline. Addendums to contracts can add new terms or make an amendment to purchase agreement terms already agreed to.
Right of first refusal agreement - the right of first refusal is a real estate contract giving someone the right to be the first party to be given an offer to purchase if the property is ever sold. A right of first refusal is a type of real estate options contract.
Power of attorney - a power of attorney for making a real estate purchase agreement, completing closing forms, or other act involving a real estate purchase agreement or long-term rental agreement, must be in writing. A real estate power of attorney gives another authority to act in your behalf to sign real estate legal forms, mortgage forms, and other acts necessary in a real estate purchase agreement or other real estate transaction.
Easement forms - easement forms are used to grant another permission to use land according to the terms stated in the easement.
Deed forms - deed forms, such as quitclaim deed, warranty deed, grant deed, and deeds of trust forms are required to be filed at the county recorder's office where the real estate is located in order to legalize the transfer of real property.
Other laws require written real estate forms, such as:
Lead base paint disclosure - lead paint disclosure forms are required in many residential house contract and leasing contract situations under EPA regulations. If a landlord is aware of the presence of lead, a lead disclosure form is one of the landlord forms that must be provided.
Environmental assessment addendum - an environmental assessment is a detailed analysis of the potential impact of an action on the environment.
Homestead exemptions and forms - homestead exemption forms allow a homeowner to protect a portion of their home from creditors. Homestead exemption laws vary by state.
Construction liens - contractors must follow state guidelines, which vary by state, for filing a construction lien. The construction lien forms offered by US Legal Forms are state-specific and kept regularly updated with current law by professionals.
Mortgage satisfaction - a satisfaction of mortgage form must be filed by the lender when the loan is fully paid. A mortgage satisfaction releases the lien that the mortgage holder has on the property.
Assignment of mortgage - mortgage assignment, transferring the mortgage to another party, is required to be in writing under state law.
Lease option - a lease option often refers to a lease with an option for a purchase agreement to be made. In that sense, it is used as another term for contract for deed. In the strict sense, it refers to an option to lease property at a future date or to extend a current lease.
Heirship affidavits - heirship affidavits are filed to transfer property of a deceased whose estate falls within statutory limits. An heirship affidavit is used to avoid the formal probate process.
Security deposit accounting - when the landlord tenant residential lease terminates, state laws often require a landlord to provide an accounting of any deductions from a security deposit.
Eviction notice- landlord tenant law in each state requires a written eviction notice to be delivered to a tenant. The eviction notice must be delivered within the time period specified by each state's law. The eviction notice forms offered by US Legal Forms are state-specific to comply with legal requirements of every state.
Promissory note - a promissory note is evidence of a debt. The promissory note contains the important details and terms of the agreement to avoid a future dispute. A promissory note may also be used as evidence later to collect in the event of a default in payment. Promissory notes are highly recommended any time a loan of significant value is made.
Notice of recording - a notice of recording is used with rental leases to record a rental agreement, rather than filing the entire lease agreement.
Real estate partnership - real estate partnership forms are often used to form a joint venture in real estate investment properties.
Construction bid forms - a construction bid form or proposal is a formal offer to do a construction job according to the terms stated in the bid form.
Real estate handbook - a multistate real estate guide for buying and selling real estate is available, covering issues like using real estate agents, setting a price, advertising, and other stages of real estate purchase transactions up through the closing.