Understand that the process does not have to begin immediately following the death of your loved one. You should give yourself time to mourn. However it is a good idea to be in contact with a San Diego probate attorney within the first month after your loved one’s death.
Cleaning an inherited property is clearly a lot of work but remember, it is the last important service that you will do for your loved one.
Court confirmation is almost always a possibility. The good news is that 90% or more of the San Diego Executors and Administrators that I’ve helped have full authority for the estate assets such as the decedents home under the Administration of Estates Act.
Dealing with the loss of a loved one can be difficult enough without the added stress of San Diego probate. However, the family of the recently departed is often accountable for guaranteeing that the decedent’s assets are handled with care and responsibility.
Most real estate agents do not have the needed expertise to guide an executor or administrator. Probate Real Estate transaction has a myriad of details that must be addressed.
Whether you die with or without a will in San Diego, your probate estate will be subject to all this. Ultimately, it may result in your wishes not being honored.
The expense of staging a San Diego house ($2,500-$4,000) will be recouped in the negotiated purchase price and, more importantly, it will help the buyers to “see” how their family will live in that home.
This article addresses being a San Diego Real Estate Trustee and the experience of aggressive beneficiaries.
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.
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.