Real Estate Terms Dictionary

Confirmatory Deed/Correction Deed

Definition of 'Confirmatory/Correction Deed'

A confirmatory or correction deed is a deed that has suffered certain minor corrections, such as spelling mistakes concerning names or property description mistakes.

What is a Confirmatory or Correction Deed:

The confirmatory deed does not significantly change the content of the original deed and it may be exempt from transfer taxes.


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Confirmatory deed - example


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The glossary is intended to provide real estate professionals and home buyers with a basic understanding of various specialized terms related to legal rights over a property. All terms appear in public records such as ACRIS. We do not take responsibility for the legal accuracy of the definitions provided and ask that use of these explanations in a legal setting be made only after checking with a lawyer or another specialist in the field.