Related to the deed being lost, can the deed be changed to a different deed/ title number, and add other family members who did not purchase the property. It was just myself and my two sisters who bought the home and paid for the home in full. I am getting older, and I can not manage the upkeep now that is the reason I want to sale. I want a smaller home. (condo or coop). I need to understand is my home joint tenancy with the right of survivorship or is it tenants in common. My sisters did not have a will.
Generally speaking the date cannot be changed unless by quarter or by agreement of both the seller and the buyer. If your Deed was lost you should contact the attorney who did the closing to see whether or not he has a copy of the original deed and any of his files. In addition if that is not success for you you would need to bring a proceeding in court to confirm your ownership of the property. It is highly recommended that you consult an attorney with regard to this problem
A deed cannot be "changed" - it is a notarized piece of paper documenting the transfer of property. The title number is irrelevant - it is simply the internal number used by any one of title companies that insure the transfer. Some transfers are performed without the use of a title company, and they are no less legal. The buyer (or transferee) simply takes the risk that the previous transfers were "clear" of any number of pissible title defects. A copy of the deed that transferred the home to you and your sisters, as well as any other deeds on your property, can be found at your country registrar's office. In any case, you will need the services of a real-estate attorney to assist you in the sale, and that attorney can and will pull the documents for you and inform you of any issues. If you want to see for yourself before you hire an attorney, again, deeds are recorded - they are a public record.
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