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The Quitclaim Deed form is a document that allows a person to transfer whatever rights the person has in a piece of real estate to another person. So, if a person owns real estate, a Quitclaim Deed transfers any interest the Grantor may have in the real estate to the Grantee. On the other hand, if a person does not have any rights to the real estate at all, the Quitclaim Deed transfers nothing.
QUITCLAIM DEED COMPARED WITH GRANT DEED
An important distinction between the Quitclaim Deed form and the Grant Deed form is the covenants or promises being made by the grantor (the party transferring the property). With the Quitclaim Deed form, the grantor does not make any covenants or promises to the grantee (the person receiving the property) at all..