Inheritance & Probate Archive

Inheriting a property and not sure about your next move? Our guides will help you explore all of your options to make the best possible decision given your specific circumstances and goals.

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How to Sell an Inherited House Fast — 5 Tips

What do you do with an inherited house? You’re probably already reeling from the loss of your loved one. Dealing with paperwork for the house you inherited may be the last thing you want to deal ...

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5 Tips for Assuming a Mortgage from a Family Member

If you want to take over a mortgage from a family member, but would like to avoid the hassle of refinancing or starting the entire loan application process from square one, there are certainly ways to...

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So You’re the Executor of an Estate: Now What?

What is an executor of estate? An executor is the person responsible for administering an estate for a deceased loved one, according to that person’s wishes, as stated in their will. The executor h...

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What Is a Probate Sale Anyway? Understanding the Basics

Updated May 15th, 2019 As you're hunting online for great real estate deals, you may come across a probate sale. You may have heard that probate sales, like short sales and foreclosed homes, have t...

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How to Save Big When Selling a House in Probate

Google “Selling a house in probate” and you’re likely to get lots of articles with a lot of legal mumbo-jumbo. That’s great if you’re fluent in legalese, but we at Clever prefer to take the ...

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How to Find and Buy Probate Properties

You may have heard that some of the best deals in real estate happen when you buy a probate property. While the truthfulness of that statement remains to be seen, probate properties aren’t something...

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The Most Common Probate Questions in Real Estate

Probate is the legal process of distributing your assets after your death.Fairly cut and dry, right?…Yeah, not so much.Although the process itself is relatively straightforward to execute, many ques...

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How Does a Court Confirmed Probate Sale Work in Real Estate?

Updated May 10th, 2019 Many potential homebuyers and investors are on the prowl for killer deals. You know — the ones where you make money when you purchase the house? Those mouthwatering deals u...

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What to Know When Selling an Inherited Property

Inheriting a property can be overwhelming, especially if you are dealing with the recent loss of a loved one at the same time. While the situation can be difficult emotionally, once you have processed...