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Code of Virginia
Title 55.1. Property and Conveyances [Effective October 1, 2019]
3/29/2020

Chapter 3. Form and Effect of Deeds and Covenants; LiensRead Chapter

  • Article 1. Form and Effect of Deeds; EasementsRead all
  • § 55.1-300
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Form of a deed
    § 55.1-301
    (Effective October 1, 2019) How construed
    § 55.1-302
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Construction of generic terms
    § 55.1-303
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Appurtenances, etc., included in deed of land
    § 55.1-304
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Relocation of easement
    § 55.1-305
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Enjoyment of easement
    § 55.1-306
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Utility easements
    § 55.1-307
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Public road easements; maintenance and improvements
    § 55.1-308
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Private roads; public use; maintenance and improvements
    § 55.1-309
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Deeds good between parties
    § 55.1-310
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Conveyance of property not owned but subsequently acquired
    § 55.1-311
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Vendor's equitable lien abolished
    § 55.1-312
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Certain deeds to county real estate validated
    § 55.1-313
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Validation of sales, etc., by county courts prior to 1860
    § 55.1-314
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Deeds and writings executed for persons in military service, etc., under defective powers
    § 55.1-315
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Effect of option; recording
  • Article 2. Form and Effect of Deeds of Trust; Sales Thereunder; Assignments; ReleasesRead all
  • § 55.1-316
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Form of deed of trust to secure debts, etc.
    § 55.1-317
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Requirements for trustees
    § 55.1-318
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Credit line deed of trust defined; relative priority of credit line deed of trust and other instruments of judgment
    § 55.1-319
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Priority of residential refinance mortgage over subordinate mortgage
    § 55.1-320
    (Effective October 1, 2019) How deed of trust construed; duties, rights, etc., of parties
    § 55.1-321
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Notices required before sale by trustee to owners, lienors, etc.; if note lost
    § 55.1-322
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Advertisement required before sale by trustee
    § 55.1-323
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Contents of advertisements of sale
    § 55.1-324
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Powers and duties of trustee in event of sale under or satisfaction of deed of trust
    § 55.1-325
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Meaning of phrases that may be included in deed of trust
    § 55.1-326
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Evidences of indebtedness placed on equal footing
    § 55.1-327
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Sales under deeds of trust that contain no maturity date or provision authorizing sale
    § 55.1-328
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Validation of conveyances of real property under trust instrument not authorizing sale
    § 55.1-329
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Permissible form for notice of sale under deed of trust
    § 55.1-330
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Construction of deeds requiring notice by advertisement in newspaper
    § 55.1-331
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Disposition of surplus from trustee's sale after death of grantor
    § 55.1-332
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Title to real estate sold not affected by nonlisting of secured notes for taxation
    § 55.1-333
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Validation of certain sales made under deeds of trust
    § 55.1-334
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Validation of certain sales made under deeds of trust prior to October 1, 1977
    § 55.1-335
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Validation of other sales under deeds of trust
    § 55.1-336
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Protection of assignees or transferees of debts secured by real estate; form of certificate of transfer
    § 55.1-337
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Required notice of foreclosure or repossession of manufactured home
    § 55.1-338
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Release to person dead inures to successors
    § 55.1-339
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Release of deed of trust or other lien
    § 55.1-340
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Release by financial institution upon payment of debt placed with it for collection
    § 55.1-341
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Partial satisfaction
    § 55.1-342
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Permissible form for certificate of satisfaction or certificate of partial satisfaction
    § 55.1-343
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Where certificates of satisfaction are to be indexed
    § 55.1-344
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Releases made by court; costs and attorney fees
    § 55.1-345
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Recordation of certificate of satisfaction, etc., required when release of lien recorded
  • Article 3. Satisfaction of Security Interest in Real PropertyRead all
  • § 55.1-346
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Applicability
    § 55.1-347
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Definitions
    § 55.1-348
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Document of rescission; effect; liability for wrongful recording
    § 55.1-349
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Secured creditor to submit satisfaction for recording; liability for failure
    § 55.1-350
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Form and effect of satisfaction
    § 55.1-351
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Relation to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act
    § 55.1-352
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Uniform standards
  • Article 4. Effect of Certain Expressions in DeedsRead all
  • § 55.1-353
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Effect of word "covenants."
    § 55.1-354
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Effect of covenant of general warranty
    § 55.1-355
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Covenant of special warranty
    § 55.1-356
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Words "with general warranty," "with special warranty," and "with English covenants of title" construed
    § 55.1-357
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Implied warranties on new homes
    § 55.1-358
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Effect of certain transfer fee covenants
    § 55.1-359
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Covenant of "right to convey."
    § 55.1-360
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Covenant for "quiet possession" and "free from all encumbrances."
    § 55.1-361
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Covenant for "further assurances."
    § 55.1-362
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Covenant of "no act to encumber."
    § 55.1-363
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Effect of certain words of release in a deed