Definition of warranty deed in US English:

warranty deed

noun

Law
  • A deed that guarantees a clear title to the buyer of real property.

    • ‘Quit claim deeds, unlike warranty deeds, do not offer a great deal of protection to the buyers of the property.’
    • ‘Kansas recognizes the following types of deeds: warranty deed, special warranty deeds and quit claim deeds.’
    • ‘It should be noted that the requirements of a general warranty deed may differ between jurisdictions.’
    • ‘Each grantor of a general warranty deed in the title chain would be liable for title problems before and through their ownership.’
    • ‘A limited warranty deed therefore makes no guarantees about anything that occurred before the seller owned the property.’