Q: I'm the Personal Representative of my mother's estate. Does her house have to be deeded to me in order to sell?
A: Your late mother's house can be sold through her estate by the personal representaive or after it has been transferred from her estate to the designated legatees or heirs by them. There are certain benefits availble to an estate to sell real property which is not available to individuals including limited personal liability and certain tax deducations. Prior to selling or transferring the property, you should consult with a local probate attorney to discuss your options. Best of luck.
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