What Needs to Be Set in Place To Sell A Home of A Deceased Family Member?

Dealing with a death in the family is a incredible difficult and sensitive situation. In the midst of grieving, one of the last things that one wants to deal with is trying to figure out what to do with the assets of the deceased. Hopefully, the deceased left behind a Last Will and Testament that will make the process easier on the family. There are many things that the family must do to see that a home is sold correctly.

Transference of real estate

If the deceased passes without a will or testate (with a will) then the real estate passes directly to the heirs at law or directly to the beneficiaries under the will.

Pay the bills for the home

Ensure that all the bill dealing with the home are kept current.

Collect all the necessary documents related to the home.

Change Locks and Mail

Go Through Everything in the Home

Clear the home of all belongings. Often families will have what is called an Estate Sale.

Get the Home Ready to For Buying Market

Hire a Real Estate Agent