San Diego probate is the court procedure that changes the legal ownership of the decedent’s property. The purpose of probate is to make sure that, in the presence of a will, the decedent’s wishes are carried out, including appointment of the decedent’s Executor. In the case that the decedent passed away intestate (without a will), the San Diego probate court would typically appoint a family member to act as Administrator.
You could pay $500 for an appraisal; however your San Diego real estate agent could provide you with the current market value of the house for free.
Interest rates are historically low, hence many homeowners are able to refinance and obtain a low mortgage interest rate. Combined with a strong rental market, they may then decide to rent their San Diego house instead of selling in the current marketplace.
I’m a big fan of crediting a San Diego home buyer a reasonable amount of money instead of completing repairs for several reasons.
Properly staging a house helps a buyer visualize themselves living in all the rooms.
When acting as the estate executor you’re allowed to use estate funds during the San Diego probate administration. You can be personally liable for misuse.
Sometimes San Diego Executors and Administrators ask me about the fees that are charged by their San Diego probate attorney. This is a great explanation.
Organizing Your San Diego Probate or Trust Real Estate Sale You fly into San Diego, get your rental car, and drive to the estate property. You open the front door and see all the personal items left behind. As you walk through the house, you wonder how to best handle all that needs done to…
These are the steps we took for selling Sarah’s San Diego trustee property in La Jolla. She decided to list her dad’s townhouse with us in June.
This blog post by a local San Diego probate attorney has important information about what you should know before you sell a house in probate.