A quit claim deed in the state of South Carolina is a document that allows a document allows a person to convey property to another party. For example, the owner of a home can convey his or her ownership interest to the person purchasing their home with no warranty or guarantee that the title of the home is clear. Generally, this type of transfer is used when a property is being transferred between family members or in cases of divorce. Regardless of the situation, or the relationship between the buyer and seller, it is highly recommended that the buyer complete a thorough title search on the property before completing the transaction.
South Carolina Quit Claim Deed Laws - §27-7-20
South Carolina requires (§ 30-5-30) that all quit claim deeds be signed by the Grantor (the seller of the property), two (2) witness, and for the document to be notarized by a Notary Public who witnesses the Grantor and Witness signing the document. South Carolina allows the Notary Public to act as one of these witnesses. Once the document is signed, witnessed and notarized, it must be filed with the Register of Deeds in the county where it is located.