Real Estate Document Types


  • Security Deed : A security deed (also known as a deed to secure debt, loan deed), is the most common form of securing a financing instrument for real estate loans in Georgia.
  • Warranty Deed: A warranty deed is a deed that guarantees a clear title to the buyer of real property.
  • Quitclaim Deed: A quitclaim deed is a type of deed that transfers an interest in real property,  like a house, vacant land or a mobile home. The person giving the property is the grantor. The person receiving the property is the grantee.
  • Foreclosure Deed: A foreclosure is a deed instrument in which a mortgagor (i.e. the borrower) conveys all interest in a real property to the mortgagee (i.e. the lender) to satisfy a loan that is in default.
  • Power of Attorney: The authority to act for another person in specified or all legal or financial matters. A legal document giving power of attorney to someone.
  • FIFA: A writ of FI FA (writ of fieri facias) is a document that is issued by your local county clerk’s office for the purpose of recording a lien on your house after a creditor obtains a judgment against you. 
  • Materials Man Lie: A type of lien that gives a security interest in property to someone who supplies materials used during work performed on that property.
  • Lien: A lien gives right to keep possession of property belonging to another person until a debt owed by that person is discharged.
  • Plat: A Plat is a term for a survey of a piece of land to identify boundaries, easements, flood zones, roadway, and access rights of way.
  • Easement: An easement gives one the right to cross or otherwise use someone else's land for a specified purpose.