Are you about to inherit a home in Southern California?
If You're Selling, We're Buying
How To Sell Your Inherited Property in Westmorland
What To Expect
1. Placement in Probate
If the home is in probate still, only the sole owner of the home can sell it, per the relative’s will. Probate is never a quick process, that’s why we need to understand what point you are currently in. If the will states that you are the sole owner of the property, we can start working for you. Please be sure to fill in the information needed in the forms above or below you. If you want a quicker response, call or text us at (657) 206-0121.
2. Your Inherited Home's Cash Offer
3. Money For Your Inherited Home in Westmorland
If you like the offer we have made on your recently inherited home, then we can begin with the process of buying it. Get some extra cash, and you’ll no longer have to worry about another home.
The Process of Buying Your Inherited Home in Westmorland
1. Walkthrough to Documentation
We have a simple walkthrough, to account for how much the home might be worth. Then, in 48 hours - you'll receive an offer from us. By accepting the offer, we will then mail you a seller's document. If you need help filing the documents out, we can help.
2. Forward to Escrow!
When your documents have been finally signed and returned, you will then get a call from an escrow company regarding your money. They may or may not have additional paperwork for you to sign, but it is all fairly easy to do and return.
3. Count Those Numbers!
When everything has been filled and returned, your inherited home is now sold! Congrats! You'll be getting the cash from your inherited home via check or wire transfer.
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And we’ll happily buy your inherited Westmorland home as well. We’ve worked with many inheritors, and if they don’t want to spend the additional costs associated with selling their inherited home the traditional way - they work with us.
You don’t need to have any repairs or renovations done on your inherited home to sell it to us, all we need to do is have a simple walkthrough, and we can write you an offer in as little as 24 to 48 hours.
According to California law, as a personal representative, you must complete probate within one year from the date of appointment. However, if the personal representative files a federal estate tax on the property, you can have up to 18 months to complete probate.
If probate is still not completed by that time, the personal representative must file a status report to the court to explain what has happened, and how much time will be needed. If the personal representative has not reported to the court regarding probate, beneficiaries can then ask the court to order him/her to file an accounting or take other actions to close the probate.
Additionally, if there is a Will Contest (in which there is a claim with the court that all or part of the will is invalid) the process of probate can drag out and can take years to resolve.
The short answer is bureaucracy and the courts. It does take some time for a case to pass through the California court system and for it to be completed. Furthermore, assets aren’t actually distributed between the beneficiaries until the estate is closed, or when the court deems that the deceased person’s affairs are properly organized and handled.
If the individual who died did not have any property to transfer, then probate will not be necessary. However, the deceased person’s survivors may decide to open a probate if there are debts owed or if there is a set deadline needed to file claims for creditors.
If the individual who died did have property to transfer, then the probate process allows for the distribution of the estate’s property to the decedent’s heirs in a fair manner, or according to the Will of the deceased.
Yes, it can! However, the proceeds from the sale will be dispersed to cover probate costs and estate debts. Afterward, the probate court splits any remaining profits among the beneficiaries.
However, if you are the sole owner of the property as stated via the Will of the Deceased, you can sell the home immediately, and use the income generated to pay off the estate debts and probate costs, and you can pocket the rest of the money.