An overview of what to expect while selling real estate during probate.
Notice of 1st Court hearing date published in newspaper.
Order for Probate
Duties & Liabilities
Interview qualified probate agent/broker -
Determine list price (no court limitation) -
Execute a listing agreement -
Market the property -
Execute probate purchase agreement (acceptance of the offer) -
Distribute Notice of Proposed Action - 15 days -
Open Estate Bank Account -
Close Escrow -
- Interview qualified probate agent/broker
- Determine list price (according to 90% Rule)
- Execute a listing agreement
- Market property
- Notice of Sale
- Execute probate purchase agreement (acceptance)
- Report of sale & petition for Order Confirming Sale
- Notice to buyer, beneficiaries, interested parties
- Court hearing and over-bidding process (10% min. overbid deposit)
- Court order
- Close escrow
- Order for Probate
- Duties & Liabilities
- Issue Bond
*These timelines are intended to be rough estimates and can vary depending on a number of variables.
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