Can a House be Sold in Probate?

Can a House be Sold in Probate?

The simple answer to this question is yes, a San Diego house can be sold while in probate. Real estate is typically the largest asset within the estate and experience shows that most San Diego Executors and Administrators choose to sell the house during the probate period.

Executor vs Administrator of an Estate

Executor vs Administrator of an Estate

When the decedent leaves a will, an “Executor” is responsible to carry out the directions and requests set forth in that will. Conversely, when a decedent dies “intestate” (i.e., the person passed away without leaving a will), the San Diego Probate Court appoints an “Administrator” to manage the decedent’s estate.