47-46.1. Notice of satisfaction of deed of trust, mortgage, or other instrument.

No particular phrasing is required for a notice of satisfaction pursuant to G.S. 45-37(a)(5) as it was prior to October 1, 2005, a satisfaction of a security instrument under G.S. 45-36.10, or a trustee's satisfaction under G.S. 45-36.20. The following form, when properly completed, is sufficient to satisfy the requirements (i) for a notice of satisfaction under G.S. 45-37(a)(5) as it was in effect prior to October 1, 2005, (ii) for a satisfaction under G.S. 45-36.10 if the form is signed and acknowledged by the secured creditor, and (iii) for a trustee's satisfaction under G.S. 45-36.20 if the security instrument is a deed of trust and the form is signed and acknowledged by the trustee:

North Carolina, ____________ County.

I, ____________ (name of trustee or mortgagee), certify that the debt or other obligation in the amount of ________ secured by the (deed of trust)(mortgage)(other instrument) executed by ____________ (grantor)(mortgagor), ____________ (trustee)(leave blank if mortgage), and ____________ (beneficiary)(mortgagee), and recorded in ____________ County at ________ (book and page) was satisfied on ____________ (date of satisfaction).

(Signature of trustee or mortgagee)

(Acknowledgment before officer authorized to take acknowledgments)

My commission expires ____________ (Date of expiration of official's commission).

(1987, c. 405, s. 2; c. 662, s. 4; 1989, c. 434, s. 2; 2005-123, s. 5; 2006-264, s. 82(a).)