Are you inheriting a home in Southern California?
If You're Selling, We're Buying
Selling Your Inherited Property In Whittier
How It Works
1. Your State in Probate
If the home is in probate still, only the sole owner of the home can sell it, per the relative’s will. All we need to know is where you are in the probate process, and if you are the sole owner. Once we find out that it’s you – we can start working immediately. Information on the home and on your situation can be sent to us by filling out the forms above or below this sentence. Call (657) 206-0121 if you would like
to get to know us sooner.
2. Our Offer On Your Inherited Home
3. Get Paid For Your Inherited Home in Whittier
If you think the offer we made on your inherited home was worth it for you, we will then begin the process of purchasing it. You’ll get the best offer working with us, and you won’t have to maintain your newly inherited home.
How We Purchase Your Inherited Home in Whittier
1. Walkthrough to Documentation
We'll do an inspection, and 24 to 48 hours after, you'll receive an offer. If you accept the offer, we will then send over a seller's document. Have any questions about how to fill the document out? Call us and we can come over to show you.
2. Moving to Escrow
After all of your documents have been signed and returned to us, you will get a phone call from our escrow company. Our escrow company may have additional documents for you to sign, but after that, it's all over.
3. Get Your Cash In Hand
With all the paperwork signed and returned, your inherited property is now officially sold! You can choose between picking up a check or getting a wire transfer for your money.
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And we’ll happily buy your inherited Whittier 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.