my grandmother quitclaimed a house to me that is not paid for yet. canwe change ownership while she is still alive?

Asked on June 16, 2009 under Real Estate Law, Texas


MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

To whom? She quit claimed title, meaning she transferred title without the warranties.  Strange though because if she still is on the mortgage loan, her mortgage company may get involved and be none too happy -- they have a security interest in the house that is no longer securing this loan theoretically. 

So, you should have it quit claimed back to her.

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