Wichita Falls, TX asked in Real Estate Law for Texas

Q: What document do you need to file when a family member is gifting properties to you? I have the deeds.

Both properties are coming from 2 different family members. Both properties are valued under $15,000.00.

Will the document I need to file on both property be callers a warranty deed?

Will I have to pay taxes or file anything with the IRS? The property taxes are currently paid up to date and I was told the deeds are clear.


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1 Lawyer Answer
Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: You should spend the money and have a real estate attorney draft the proper deeds for you. If you have tax questions you should consult with your accountant or a tax lawyer.

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