Can A House Be Sold While In Probate?

The answer to the often-asked question “Can a house be sold while it is in probate?” is “Yes.” But you must adhere carefully to your state’s pertinent rules and regulations. The probate court will monitor every step and all aspects of the sale, and if you’re the executor, you, too, must monitor and approve all … Continued

What Can Go Wrong When You Inherit a House

If you’ve suddenly inherited a house, you may not be prepared for the questions and issues that can arise. And if you make the wrong decisions, you will likely encounter financial, emotional, and family problems before long. Forewarned is forearmed, they say, so here’s some of what can go wrong when you inherit a house. … Continued

The Probate Process for a House – How to Avoid Getting Scammed

Probate is simply the process of administering a decedent’s estate. Most of us have heard the stories about how long and headache filled the probate process usually is, and we dread it when we actually have to face it. The reality, though, is that done right, the probate process for a house can be as simple as … Continued

What Are the Tax Consequences When Selling an Inherited House?

The tax consequences when selling an inherited house can be hard to understand and untangle much of the time. The relevant laws may seem fairly simple at first glance, but they get complicated when you factor in all the legal conditions and nuances. The short version is that if you made gains, you’ll owe taxes, … Continued