Q: are mortgage companies able to foreclose on property that is in probate
Short answer, yes.
They have to foreclose on the ESTATE, but their lien is not 'invalid' simply because of the death of the debtor. If the heirs believe there is value to the asset, then they need to take steps to protect the property including paying the debt!
Seek local help if you aren't sure what you can or should do!
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