Handling an estate as an Executor can be a daunting task. Most people are unfamiliar with the process and don’t know where to begin. There is a specific court protocol that must be followed involving many aspects of the estate and an attorney can be a valuable guide. The Executor has many duties to the estate including filing appropriate documents, inventory and safeguarding of assets, paying bills and taxes, filing tax returns, among many others. It can be overwhelming.
The sale of the real estate property does not have to be difficult—this is where the services of a Certified Probate Real Estate Specialist come in. A Certified Probate Real Estate Specialist can provide expert guidance in preparation of the home, correct pricing, marketing and negotiations all with an understanding of the probate process. The goal is to make a quick sale for top dollar which can save the estate extra attorney fees, taxes and insurance which can all add up.
A Certified Probate Real Estate Specialist offers valuable services for properties in trusts and conservatorships as well. Did you know that all estates (with or without a swill) are subject to probate unless otherwise provided for or unless the minimum value of the estate is not met?
If you have been appointed as an Executor of an estate or know someone who is, I’m happy to share important information to make the task less stressful.
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