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How to Avoid Probate on a House

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Probate is a legal process that occurs after someone passes away, which involves verifying the validity of their will and administering their estate. Selling a house in probate requires time. So how to avoid probate on a house? Many people seek to avoid probate, as it can be time-consuming, expensive, and may not align with the wishes of the deceased.

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Selling your inherited house to our company may be your best option. Consider these advantages:

Experience – We are experienced in both buying and selling probate property, including real estate: houses and land. Our company can buy your inherited house directly and we can also advise you of options to sell your property with a licensed real estate Broker, RE/MAX Town & Country. Our company managers are Associate Brokers with RE/MAX.

Local Knowledge – Located in Canton, GA, we know the north metro Atlanta real estate market. We also have professional connections with local probate and real estate attorneys in the area.

Peace of Mind – We make the process of selling your probate house as easy as possible for you. Our experience and knowledge will help give you peace of mind, knowing that the process is being handled professionally and smoothly.

No Showings to Strangers – We understand that you may not want potential buyers coming through the house who are curiosity seekers and tire kickers. You may want to avoid having photographs of the interior of the house posted online. When you sell your inherited house to our company, these issues are avoided.

How to Avoid Probate on a House

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Here are some options for probate avoidance:

Living Trust – A legal document that allows you to transfer your assets into a trust, with yourself as the trustee. You can name inheritors in the trust document, and those beneficiaries will automatically receive the assets without going through probate. This is a way to avoid probate on a house.

Joint Ownership – When you jointly own a house with someone else (such as a spouse), it will often pass to the other person automatically without going through probate upon your death.

Payable-on-Death Designation – You can add a “transfer-on-death” or “payable-on-death” designation to certain assets, such as bank accounts or investment accounts. This means that upon your death, the assets will pass to the designated beneficiary without going through probate.

Gifts – You can make gifts during your lifetime to intended beneficiaries. Once you pass away, they will not be subject to probate.

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It’s important to note that each of these options has its own pros and cons to avoid probate on a house. The best option for you will depend on your individual situation. It’s also important to consult with an estate planning attorney before making any decisions to ensure that your wishes are carried out properly.

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Cherokee County Probate Court and Real Estate Sales

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The Cherokee County, GA Probate Court has jurisdiction over the probate of wills and the administration of estates.

The Sale of Real Estate in Probate

When real estate of any kind is involved in the probate process, the property is sold to liquidate the asset. The process of the sale takes time. The condition of the property is also a major factor.

Cherokee County Probate Court and Real Estate Sales

For example, a house that is well maintained and updated with modern design and cosmetic features is easily sold by a real estate brokerage such as Innovative Properties Group / RE/MAX Town & Country.

However, houses in probate may not be in the best, up-to-date condition. This is true when someone lives in the home for a long time and never remodels the house. Houses with older roofs, HVAC systems near the end of their functional life-span, plumbing fixtures and appliances that are not updated in many years, and even old light fixtures, greatly reduce the desirability for a homebuyer to purchase.

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The Good News About Selling Property to Investors

Homes that are outdated – and homes in disrepair – are the types of houses that investors buy. Investors are motivated to buy houses in disrepair right now.

Here’s the good thing about selling a property that’s in disrepair or outdated to investors: the process is very easy. The sale takes place fast if needed.

Selling Your Estate Property to Investors

The first step to selling to investors is easy. Contact a local real estate investment company in Cherokee County: Alpha Dog Investments in Canton.

Contact me and I’ll listen to your situation and meet up with you at the property. If you are out of town, I will go take and look myself with your permission.

After I walk through the house, I’ll make you an offer to purchase the property in any time frame that works best for you. My company buys quickly (in 2 weeks or less) or we will arrange for the sale at a later date (1 to 12 months later or longer). Whatever is best for you.

How To Contact John Marion – The Agent Who Buys Houses

I’m a licensed agent and Associate Broker with RE/MAX Town & Country right here in Canton, GA. I’m easy to talk to so please call, text or fill out the form below and I’ll contact you.

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Atlanta Estate Liquidators

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