adding someone to an house deed

my house is paid for and I would like to add some one to it,

Asked on November 16, 2018 under Real Estate Law, Michigan

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

Well, you would execute a new deed transferring the property from you alone to you and the other person.  But I would do nothing unless you speak with an attorney.  Besides the reasons you are doing this (and understanding that you are giving up half of your interest in sonething that is yours alone) you need to discuss how you wish to hold the property legally.  Good luck. 


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