Q: Maryland resident,how difficult is it to change deed on home from jwros to tenants by entirety. Also, the same for ba
A: Tenants by the entirety is a special type of ownership for husbands and wives. If a couple bought property before a marriage and later get married, they could in theory re-deed the property from themselves as joint tenants to themselves as husband and wife, tenants by the entirety.
A deed is not difficult but it needs to go through the normal deed recording process which usually involves stamping at 2-4 government offices. Deeds are not usually complex, but a simple mistake can mean serious issues with the title. Structuring to get the benefits of any exemptions from transfer/recordation tax makes it generally beneficial to do this through a lawyer.
While not legal advice or a promise to represent, I hope this helps.
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