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SELLING A DECEASED RELATIVE'S REAL ESTATE

What happens when a home is left to a child or other relative of a deceased parent or uncle or aunt or grandparent? Who owns the house? Can the house be sold? Can the relative use it as their own?

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Every estate situation has some uniqueness to it when considering real estate owned by the decedent. Doing nothing is simply NOT an option. Be aware of pitfalls and move quickly to resolve them before they become a major headache.

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