Form-488 Realty Transfer Certificate

Description

You must file this form when you transfer real property.

Important

This is a legal-sized document. Please update your printer settings to 8 1/2 x 14.

Important

In Part 4, Description of Transfer section of the RTC, the term Beneficiary Deed has been replaced with Transfer on Death Deed. Based on new law, Title 72, Chapter 6, Part 4, created in the 2019 Legislature, an RTC is not required to be filed when a transfer on death deed is recorded with a county clerk and recorder. Upon the property owner's death, the beneficiary is required to file an RTC with a copy of the recorded transfer on death deed and a copy of the certified death certificate.