NOTICE ABOUT FORMS AND DOCUMENTS
Knight Barry Title recommends the use of an attorney who can provide legal advice for proper use of these forms. Use of our forms does not constitute legal advice as the forms are posted here for convenience only.
An owners affidavit is signed at all purchases/sales and refinances.
REAL ESTATE DOCUMENTS
Residential Real Estate Committee Forms are available to Minnesota State Bar Association members.
CONVEYANCE & LEGAL DOCUMENTS
For Minnesota Deeds, Mortgages, Contracts for Deeds, Affidavits, and other Uniform Conveyancing Forms follow this link:
POWER OF ATTORNEY FORMS
Sometimes a buyer, seller or owner cannot attend a real estate closings. In certain situations, Knight Barry Title will allow the use of a Power of Attorney form. The Minnesota statutory sample Short Form of General Power of Attorney under Minn. Stats Sec. 523.23 is available here: https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/?id=523.23
CLOSING PREPARATION FORMS
These are the most common forms executed at the closing table. If you do not see something you need, contact your local Knight Barry Title office.
REQUESTS FOR PAYOFF STATEMENTS AND SATISFACTIONS
Sometimes, money or documents are held after the closing until some future event happens. These forms ALWAYS need to be approved by Knight Barry Title and are usually accompanied by an additional fee.
CORPORATE CONVEYANCE AFFIDAVITS
These forms assist our examiners to determine who has proper authority to act on behalf of a corporation or partnership.
These forms are used to establish an escrow for the construction of a new home. For commercial uses, contact the Knight Barry commercial office in Milwaukee (414) 727-4545.
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