Probate Real Estate: 10 special needs of dealing with probate & estate settlement properties

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Services for Real Estate Pros with Estate Settlement LLC

  •  Executors or control persons are often located out of town.
  • Estate attorney may be hard contact or communicate with.
  • Time delays due to court / executor / trustee approval process.
  • Unoccupied residence may not "show well".
  • Valuable personal property must be properly secured.
  • Household items must be properly allocated or disposed & records kept.
  • Importance of accurate, independent and objective appraisals.
  • Importance of having an; insurance, security and housekeeping / maintenance plan.
  • Multiple beneficiaries increase the likelihood of family disputes.
  • Emotional strain on family; grief, emotional paralysis and guilt associated with disposing of loved ones property.

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By understanding and professionally addressing these unique needs a probate realtor can become an important asset in settling a family's estate. Skills established in this niche area will be rewarded by building of a "reputation of excellence" with estate attorneys and other professionals.

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Marcy Moyer
eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales - Mountain View, CA
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Thanks for the info. It is interesting to me that so many realtors overlook tis great niche wen there is so little competition compared to short sales and reos.

marcy

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