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Is Probate Bad?

Is Probate Bad? Probate is such an involved process that it understandably gets a negative reputation. However, probate provides valuable closure to families. “Is probate bad?” is a simple question with a lot of complexity behind it. Executors shepherding an estate...

What Happens to a House in Probate?

What Happens to a House in Probate? A home is usually an estate’s most expensive holding, but it doesn’t have to be a big challenge during probate.  Ushering a house through probate may sound intimidating. After all, the deceased’s property is more than likely the...

Probate Fraud: What to Do if You Suspect Fraud in the Probate Process

Probate Fraud: What to Do if You Suspect Fraud in the Probate Process Inheritors and executors alike deserve a just probate process where all involved parties receive their fair allotment in full.   Fraud is a difficult topic to broach when going through the...

Appraisal 101: What Constitutes Antique vs. Vintage

Don’t junk everything left over in an estate property. There may be some hidden treasures.   Part of an estate executor’s responsibilities include parsing through and organizing the deceased’s belongings. Typically, the will outlines where to distribute the most...

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Checklist: How to Sell Probate Property

Don’t let an inherited property feel like a burden. Learn what you need to do to sell it and make sure you and your family earn a fair price. No matter the circumstances, selling a house is an incredibly complex and time-consuming undertaking. However, inherited...

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What to do if you Inherit a Home with Tenants

If you inherit a home where other people live, you have several options to ensure everyone’s housing needs get met. One of the most challenging situations that may happen is inheriting a property with tenants. You may not want to serve as a landlord and prefer to sell...

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