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Code of Virginia
Title 55. Property and Conveyances

Chapter 4. Form and Effect of Deeds and Covenants; LiensRead Chapter

  • Article 1. Form and Effect of Deeds and LeasesRead all
  • § 55-48
    Form of a deed
    § 55-49
    How construed
    § 55-49.1
    Construction of generic terms
    § 55-50
    Appurtenances, etc., included in deed of land; relocation of easement
    § 55-50.1
    Enjoyment of easement
    § 55-50.2
    Utility easements
    § 55-50.3
    Public road easements; maintenance and improvements
    § 55-50.4
    Private roads; public use; maintenance and improvements
    § 55-51
    Deeds good between parties
    § 55-52
    Conveyance of property not owned but subsequently acquired
    § 55-53
    Vendor's equitable lien abolished
    § 55-54
    Certain deeds to county real estate validated
    § 55-55
    Validation of sales, etc., by county courts prior to 1860
    § 55-56
    Deeds and writings executed for persons in military service, etc., under defective powers
    § 55-57
    Form of a lease
    § 55-57.1
    Memoranda of leases and options
    § 55-57.2
    Effect of option; recording
  • Article 2. Form and Effect of Deeds of Trust; Sales Thereunder; Assignments; ReleasesRead all
  • § 55-58
    Form of deed of trust to secure debts, etc.
    § 55-58.1
    Requirements for trustees
    § 55-58.2
    Credit line deed of trust defined; relative priority of credit line deed of trust and other instruments of judgment
    § 55-58.3
    Priority of residential refinance mortgage over subordinate mortgage
    § 55-59
    How deed of trust construed; duties, rights, etc., of parties
    § 55-59.1
    Notices required before sale by trustee to owners, lienors, etc.; if note lost
    § 55-59.1:1
    § 55-59.2
    Advertisement required before sale by trustee
    § 55-59.3
    Contents of advertisements of sale
    § 55-59.4
    Powers and duties of trustee in event of sale under or satisfaction of deed of trust
    § 55-60
    Meaning of phrases that may be included in such trust deed
    § 55-60.1
    Evidences of indebtedness placed on equal footing
    § 55-61
    Sales under deeds of trust which contain no maturity date or provision authorizing sale
    § 55-61.1
    Validation of conveyances of real property under trust instrument not authorizing sale
    § 55-62
    Permissible form for notice of sale under deed of trust
    § 55-63
    Construction of deeds requiring notice by advertisement in newspaper
    § 55-64
    Disposition of surplus from trustee's sale after death of grantor
    § 55-64.1
    Title to real estate sold not affected by nonlisting of secured notes for taxation
    § 55-65
    Validation of certain sales made under deeds of trust
    § 55-65.1
    Validation of certain sales made under deeds of trust prior to October 1, 1977
    § 55-66
    Validation of other sales under deeds of trust
    § 55-66.01
    Protection of assignees or transferees of debts secured by real estate; form of certificate of transfer
    § 55-66.1
    § 55-66.1:01
    § 55-66.1:1
    Required notice of foreclosure or repossession
    § 55-66.2
    Release to person dead inures to successors
    § 55-66.3
    Release of deed of trust or other lien
    § 55-66.3:1
    Release by financial institution upon payment of debt placed with it for collection
    § 55-66.4
    Partial satisfaction or release
    § 55-66.4:1
    Permissible form for certificate of satisfaction or certificate of partial satisfaction
    § 55-66.4:2
    Where certificates of satisfaction are to be indexed
    § 55-66.5
    Releases made by court; costs and attorney fees
    § 55-66.6
    Recordation of certificate of satisfaction, etc., required when release of lien recorded
    § 55-66.7
  • Article 3. Effect of Certain Expressions in Deeds and LeasesRead all
  • § 55-67
    Effect of word "covenants."
    § 55-68
    Effect of covenant of general warranty
    § 55-69
    Of special warranty
    § 55-70
    Words "with general warranty," "with special warranty" and "with English covenants of title" construed
    § 55-70.1
    Implied warranties on new homes
    § 55-70.2
    Effect of certain transfer fee covenants
    § 55-71
    Covenant of "right to convey."
    § 55-72
    For "quiet possession" and "free from encumbrances."
    § 55-73
    For "further assurances."
    § 55-74
    Of "no act to encumber."
    § 55-75
    Effect of certain words of release in a deed
    § 55-76
    Of lessee "to pay the rent" and "to pay the taxes."
    § 55-77
    "That he will not assign, etc.," and "that he will leave the premises in good repair."
    § 55-78
    Covenant "for lessee's quiet enjoyment."
    § 55-79
    Effect of provision for reentry by lessor