What is the Duhig rule?

What is the Duhig rule?

The Duhig rule essentially states that, if both a grant and a reservation in a warranty deed cannot be given effect, then the reservation fails.

What is a general warranty deed?

As one of the most secure types of deeds, general warranty deeds are used in most real estate title transfers. General warranty deeds provide guarantees that the grantor has the right to sell the property and that the grantee will be receiving a title that is free of debt, claims, or other legal encumbrances.

How do you transfer mineral rights?

After a divorce, mineral rights can be transferred by submitting the divorce decree and conveyances to the county (where the minerals are located) for recording. They usually go to the same agency that records titles and property deeds. The county will return the recorded original documents to the new owner.

What is general warranty deed Texas?

A Texas general warranty deed is a form that transfers real estate ownership in the clearest possible manner and promises the new owner that there are no title defects such as liens or encumbrances.

Do mineral rights ever expire?

Even if mineral rights have been previously sold on your property, they could be expired. There is no one answer to how long mineral rights may last. Each mineral rights agreement will have different terms. A mineral rights agreement may range from a few to 20 years.

Can mineral rights be passed down?

Mineral rights give the owner the right to drill for and sell any oil, water, or precious minerals that can be found underground. Some property owners opt to separate their interest in the land’s mineral rights from the surface rights, and can pass down that interest to their heirs.

Can you do your own warranty deed in Texas?

As a property owner and grantor, you can obtain a warranty deed for the transfer of real estate through a local realtor’s office, or with an online search for a template. To make the form legally binding, you must sign it in front of a notary public.

How much does a general warranty deed cost in Texas?

general Warranty Deed prepared for $195 There is no fee for your call.

How much are mineral rights worth in Texas?

As a general rule of thumb, the value for non-producing mineral rights will nearly always be less than $1,000/acre. In most cases, the mineral rights value in Texas for non-producing minerals will be $0 to $250.


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