An Arizona quitclaim deed is a useful tool in transferring property when the parties do not need any title warranties. The document is typically used for property transfer within families or divorce proceedings.
Laws & Requirements
Statute: Arizona Revised Statutes Section 33-402: Arizona recommends that a quitclaim deed should include “quitclaim,” consideration, and property description.
Signing Requirements: Arizona Revised Statutes Section 33-401: The grantor’s signature must be notarized. Arizona law does not require witnesses for a quitclaim deed signing.
Recording Requirements: Arizona Revised Statutes Section 11-468: You should record a quitclaim deed in the Recorder’s Office for the county where the property is located. The county will have specific procedures for recording a deed, including fees. Check with the applicable County Recorder’s Office to learn about their fees.
Transfer Tax: No.
Additional Documents: Arizona Revised Statutes Section 11-1134: The Affidavit of Property Value (Form 82162) must be signed be filed by buyers and sellers of real property unless certain exemptions apply (the transfer of residential property between family members with a nominal actual consideration).
Below is an example of what an Arizona quitclaim deed looks like.