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Property owners may wish to transfer ownership of their real estate from themselves to a Limited Liability Company. They do so to transfer potential liability from themselves to the limited liability company. Outlined below are the basic steps to transfer real property from an individual to a Limited Liability Company. You will file a quitclaim deed, an affidavit of facts relating to title transfer to an LLC, and a statemen of reason for exemption from real property conveyance fee. Your situation may differ and may require additional steps not outlined below. As always, if you have any doubts or questions, you should consult with an attorney familiar with such transfers.
Oh. Rev. Code Sec. 5301.252
An affidavit stating facts relating to the matters set forth under division (B) of this section that may affect the title to real estate in this state, made by any person having knowledge of the facts or competent to testify concerning them in open court, may be recorded in the office of the county recorder in the county in which the real estate is situated. When so recorded, such affidavit, or a certified copy, shall be evidence of the facts stated, insofar as such facts affect title to real estate.