Buying or Selling a Home/lost deed


I lost my house deed in a store in New York city a week ago.Can I loose my house?I'm planning on selling,what should I do?

Hi Nathan,

Sorry for the delay back, No you shouldn't be able to 'loose' you house over a lost piece of paper,however I advise you contact a realtor in your area (all states work a little different and they will be able to direct you best on who to contact) and get a new copy from the title company or entity that issues the deeds.... then keep in a safe deposit box or safe! Good luck...  

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