1.Any covenants or promises in the contract for sale merge into the deed, meaning they are replaced by the deed
2.Unless the deed references any warranties from the contract, the warranties do not live on in the deed
3.Warranties from the contract must be expressed in the deed to live on
4.Merger = disappear
a.Contract says “I want seller to make a general warranty”
b.If deed does not say, “I give a general warranty” but instead gives a bunch of special warranties, then the general warranty merges into the deed and disappears unless the deed says expressly, “this warranty is preserved”, under this scenario, only the special warranty exists
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